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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday June 14, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Bass Introduces Justice in Policing Act
WASHINGTON, June 10 -- Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., has introduced the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) to "hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies." The bill was introduced on June 8 and has 165 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., Barbara   more

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Enhance Participation of DOD Contractors in STEM Activities
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7156) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to establish a program to enhance the participation of Department of Defense contractors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities." The bill was introduced on June 11 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, and Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony G. Brown, 13  more

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill to Streamline Environmental Review Process for Major Projects
WASHINGTON, June 10 -- Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7130) to amend title 23, U.S. Code, "to streamline the environmental review process for major projects." The bill was introduced on June 8 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Sam Graves, R-Mo., Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Mike Bost, R-Ill., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Rick Crawford, R-Ark., Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Ross Spano, R-Fla., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., and Brian Babin, R-Texas The le  more

Rep. Hern Introduces Bill to Disclose Gifts From Foreign Sources in Publications of Professors, Affiliates
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7170) to "require institutions of higher education to disclose gifts from foreign sources in the publications of certain professors and affiliates." The bill was introduced on June 11 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Ross Spano, R-Fla., Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Chip Roy, R-Texas, David Rouzer, R-N.C., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Markwayne Mullin,  more

Rep. Palmer Introduces Bill on Disposition Rules for Unused Benefits in Flexible Spending Arrangements
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Rep. Gary J. Palmer, R-Ala., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7149) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide special disposition rules for unused benefits in flexible spending arrangements of individuals for calendar year 2020." The bill was introduced on June 11 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Paul Cook, R-Calif., Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Scott Pe  more