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

Rep. Bernice Johnson Introduces Bill on Appropriations for Surface Transportation R&D
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 7214) to "authorize appropriations to the Department of Transportation for surface transportation research, development, and deployment." The bill was introduced on June 15 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill., Randy Weber, R-Texas, and Haley Stevens, D-Mich. It was jointly referred to the House Science, Space, and Technology and Transportation and Infrastructur  more

Rep. Guest Introduces Bill to Amend Small Business Act
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- Rep. Michael Guest, R-Miss., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7208) to amend the Small Business Act "to include hospitals serving rural areas or areas of persistent poverty in the paycheck protection program." The bill was introduced on June 15 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., Roger Williams, R-Texas, Andy Ha  more

Rep. Horn Introduces Bill on Reforms on Management, Condition of Privatized Military Housing
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7212) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to provide for additional reforms regarding the management and condition of privatized military housing, to expand reforms to include Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing." The bill was introduced on June 15 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., Andrew Kim, D-N.J., and Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Armed Se  more

Rep. Mullin Introduces Bill to Restore Tribal Sovereignty
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7263) to "repeal the eighth proviso under Operation of Indian Programs of 1998 to restore Tribal sovereignty." The bill was introduced on June 18 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, 2421 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2701; or in district offices at 1 E. Choctaw, St  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

Rep. Stevens Introduces Bill to Accelerate Plastics Waste Reduction
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7228) to "provide for a coordinated Federal program to accelerate plastics waste reduction and support recycling research and development for the economic and national security of the U.S." The bill was introduced on June 15 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., and Francis Rooney, R-Fla. It was referred to the House Science, Space, and   more

Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill to Amend Inspector General Act of 1978
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (S. 3994) to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 "to provide that the President or certain agency heads may remove an Inspector General, or place an Inspector General on non-duty status, only if certain conditions are satisfied." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., James Lankford, R-Okla., Marga  more

Sen. Scott Introduces Bill to Improve Emergency Unemployment Relief
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (S. 4001) to amend title IX of the Social Security Act "to improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations." The bill was introduced on June 18 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Ron Wyden, D-Ore., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., James Lankford, R-Okla., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., David Perdue, R-Ga.,   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