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Bill Introductions Involving Oklahoma Newsletter for Sunday June 28, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Rep. Clyburn Introduces Bill to Make High-Speed Broadband Internet Service Accessible
WASHINGTON, June 26 -- Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7302) to "make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans." The bill was introduced on June 24 and has 32 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., TJ Cox, D-Calif., Angie Craig, D-Minn., Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., Antonio Del  more

Rep. DeGette Introduces Bill on Appropriations for Offsetting Costs Related to Reductions in Research Productivity
WASHINGTON, June 26 -- Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7308) to "authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic." The bill was introduced on June 24 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Fred Upton, R-Mich., Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., and Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio. It was jointly referred to the House Science, Space, and Technology  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. Mullin Introduces Bill to Amend Communications Act of 1934
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7369) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 "to amend provisions relating to franchise term and termination and provisions relating to the elimination or modification of requirements in franchises." The bill was introduced on June 25. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, 2421 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-27  more

Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill to Assist Energy Sector in Retaining Jobs During Challenging Economic Times
WASHINGTON, June 25 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 4041) to "assist the American energy sector in retaining jobs during challenging economic times." The bill was introduced on June 23 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., Bill Cassidy, R-La., James Lankford, R-Okla., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and John K  more

Sen. Inhofe Introduces National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021
WASHINGTON, June 25 -- Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., has introduced the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2021 (S. 4049) to "authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year." The bill was introduced on June 23. It was referred to the Senate Armed Services Committee. The full text of the  more

Sen. Lankford Introduces Bill on Above-the-Line Deductions for Charitable Contributions
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (S. 4032) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow above-the-line deductions for charitable contributions for individuals not itemizing deductions." The bill was introduced on June 22 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Mike Lee, R-Utah, Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. J  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill to Amend Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995
WASHINGTON, June 27 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 4077) to amend the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 "to provide for regulatory impact analyses for certain rules." The bill was introduced on June 25 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and James Lankford, R-Okla. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Rob Portman, 448 Russell Senate Office Building,Washington, DC 20510; 202/  more

Sen. Reed Introduces Bill to Amend Energy Policy Act of 1992
WASHINGTON, June 26 -- Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has introduced legislation (S. 4053) to amend the Energy Policy Act of 1992 "to modernize the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program of the Department of Energy." The bill was introduced on June 24 and was co-sponsored by Sens. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Doug Jones, D-Ala., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Se  more