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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday June 28, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Cheney Introduces Bill on Furnishing of Telehealth Services Under Medicare Program
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7338) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive requirements relating to the furnishing of telehealth services under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on June 25 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jason Smith, R-Mo., Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and David Kustoff, R-Tenn. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce Ways and Means   more

Rep. Hartzler Introduces Bill to Amend Section 212 of Immigration & Nationality Act
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7326) to amend section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act "to ensure that efforts to engage in espionage or technology transfer are considered in visa issuance." The bill was introduced on June 25 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, Mike Rogers, R-Ala., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Markw  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill on Mount Rushmore National Memorial
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7358) to "provide that no Federal funds shall be used to alter, change, destroy, or remove, in whole or in part, any name, face, or other feature on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial." The bill was introduced on June 25 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., Russ Fulcher, R-Idaho, K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Tim Walberg, R-Mich., Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., Steve Chabot, R-Ohio,   more

Rep. Long Introduces Bill on Broadband Internet Access Service
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7363) to "prohibit a State or political subdivision thereof from providing or offering for sale to the public retail or wholesale broadband internet access service." The bill was introduced on June 25. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Billy Long, 2454 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6536; or in district offices at 3232 E. Ridgeview S  more

Rep. Long Introduces Bill to Preserve Cable Franchising Authority
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7364) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 "to preserve cable franchising authority." The bill was introduced on June 25. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Billy Long, 2454 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6536; or in district offices at 3232 E. Ridgeview St., Springfield, MO 65804; 417/889-1800; 2727 E. 32nd St., Ste. 2, Joplin, MO  more

Sen. Markey Introduces Bill to Designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as Legal Public Holiday
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 4019) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday." The bill was introduced on June 22 and has 46 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Bern  more