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

Rep. Butterfield Introduces Bill on Disposable Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices
WASHINGTON, June 10 -- Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7127) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to make technical amendments to the separate payment under the Medicare program for disposable negative pressure wound therapy devices." The bill was introduced on June 8 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees. For more information, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, 2080   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. Roy Introduces Bill to Amend Higher Education Act of 1965
WASHINGTON, June 10 -- Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 7138) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to require program participation agreements between institutions of higher education and Hanban if a Confucius Institute operates on the campus of the institution." The bill was introduced on June 8 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, Randy Weber, R-Texas, Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Bill Posey, R-Fl  more

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill on Judicial Review of Approval for Public Transportation Project
WASHINGTON, June 11 -- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 3927) to "establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project." The bill was introduced on June 9 and was co-sponsored by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark. It was referred to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. For more information, Sen. Ted Cruz, 127-A Russell Senate Office Building, Washing  more

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill to Amend Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act
WASHINGTON, June 11 -- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 3926) to amend the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act "to improve the Federal permitting process." The bill was introduced on June 9 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and James Lankford, R-Okla. It was referred to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. For more information, Sen. Ted Cruz, 127-A Russell Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202/224-5922; or in state   more