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Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday May 31, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Barragan Introduces Bill to Purchase Zero Emissions Port Equipment, Technology
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7024) to "direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to purchase, and as applicable install, zero emissions port equipment and technology." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., Debbie Wasserman Schult  more

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Child Care is Essential Act
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced the Child Care is Essential Act (H.R. 7027) "making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 34 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Robert C. Scott, D-Va., Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., Haley Stevens, D-Mich., Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., D  more

Rep. Maloney Introduces Bill to Modify Deadline for Completing Decennial Census
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7034) to "modify the deadline for completing the 2020 decennial census of population and related tabulations." The bill was introduced on May 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., and John Sarbanes, D-Md. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform and Education and Labor committees. For more information, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney  more

Rep. Phillips Introduces Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., has introduced the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010) to amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act "to modify certain provisions related to the forgiveness of loans under the paycheck protection program, to allow recipients of loan forgiveness under the paycheck protection program to defer payroll taxes." The bill was introduced on May 26 and has 35 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Chip Roy, R-Texas, Fred Upton,   more

Rep. Raskin Introduces Bill on Expansion of Post-Viral Chronic Neuroimmune Diseases Programs
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7057) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to authorize and provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to post-viral chronic neuroimmune diseases, specifically myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), to support the COVID-19 response." The bill was introduced on May 28. It was referred to the Ho  more

Rep. Trahan Introduces Bill to Provide Financial Assistance to Sports Facilities
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Lori Trahan, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7023) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 23 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., Max Rose, D-N.Y., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Debra Haaland, D-N.M., Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, David Trone, D-Md., Mike Simpso  more