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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday June 21, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Recommend Minimum Number of Bomber Aircraft
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7238) to "require the Secretary of Defense to recommend a minimum number of bomber aircraft." The bill was introduced on June 18 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony G. Brown, 1323 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8699; or in district offices at 9701 Apollo Drive, Ste. 103, Upp  more

Rep. Graves Introduces Bill to Authorize Funds for Federal-Aid Highways
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7248) to "authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Don Young, R-Alaska, Rick Crawford, R-Ark., Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Rodney Davis, R-Ill., Rob Woodall, R-Ga., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Garret Graves, R-La., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Mike Bost, R-Ill., Randy Weber, R-Texas, Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif.  more

Rep. Meeks Introduces Bill to Allow Qualified Opportunity Funds to Invest in Community Development Financial Institutions
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7262) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow qualified opportunity funds to invest in community development financial institutions." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., Al Green, D-Texas, Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., and Charlie Crist, D-Fla. The legisla  more

Rep. Stauber Introduces Bill to Reform Policing Practices, Accountability, Transparency
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Minn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7278) to improve and reform policing practices, accountability and transparency. The bill was introduced on June 18 and has 122 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Kevin P. Brady, R-Texas, William Timmons, R-S.C., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., A. Drew Ferguson, R-Ga., Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Greg Pence, R-Ind., Mike Garcia, R-Calif., F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.,  more

Sen. Hawley Introduces Bill to Amend Communications Act of 1934
WASHINGTON, June 19 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (S. 3983) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 "to provide accountability for bad actors who abuse the Good Samaritan protections provided under that Act." The bill was introduced on June 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Mike Braun, R-Ind., and Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more information, Sen. Josh H  more

Sen. Hawley Introduces Bill to Maintain Ability of U.S. Armed Forces to Deny Fait Accompli by China Against Taiwan
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (S. 3936) to "maintain the ability of the U.S. Armed Forces to deny a fait accompli by the People's Republic of China against Taiwan." The bill was introduced on June 10. It was referred to the Senate Armed Services Committee. For more information, Sen. Josh Hawley, 212 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6154; or in state at 555 Independence St., Ste. 1600; Cape Girardeau, MO 63703; 573/334-59  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill on Conduct of Knowledge Diplomacy
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 3996) to amend the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979, "relating to the conduct of knowledge diplomacy." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Mike Braun, R-Ind., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Joe M  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill to Strengthen Security of U.S. Scientific, Research Enterprise
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 3997) to "strengthen the security and integrity of the U.S. scientific and research enterprise." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Mike Braun, R-Ind., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., James Risc  more

Sen. Scott Introduces Just & Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act
WASHINGTON, June 19 -- Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has introduced the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act (S. 3985) "to improve and reform policing practices, accountability, and transparency." The bill was introduced on June 17 and has 46 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Ben Sasse, R-Neb., James Lankford, R-Okla., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Martha McSally, R-Ar  more