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Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday July 12, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Limit Further Expansion of 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force
WASHINGTON, July 10 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7500) to "limit further expansion of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force." The bill was introduced on July 9 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Rob Woodall, R-Ga., Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., Francis Rooney, R-Fla., Jason Crow, D-Colo., and Ted Yoho, R-Fla. The legislation was referred to the H  more

Rep. Cox Introduces Bill on Study on Tools That Measure Impacts of Proposed Legislation on Health
WASHINGTON, July 10 -- Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7510) to "provide for a study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the potential benefits on population health outcomes of incorporating into the Federal legislative process tools that measure the impacts of proposed legislation (including in areas outside of health care) on health and health disparities." The bill was introduced on July 9 and was co-sponsored by Reps. David Trone, D-Md  more

Rep. DeGette Introduces Bill on Religious Exemptions & Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act Rules
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7517) to "provide that the rules entitled Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act and Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act shall have no force or effect." The bill was introduced on July 9 and has 137 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Judy Chu, D-Calif., Barbara  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill to Amend Title 28 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7532) to amend title 28, U.S. Code, "to clarify the availability of Federal habeas corpus relief for a person who is sentenced to death though actually innocent." The bill was introduced on July 9 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Bonnie Wa  more

Rep. Kelly Introduces Bill to Amend Violent Crime Control & Law Enforcement Act
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7536) to amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, "to permit the attorney general of a State to bring a civil action to eliminate a pattern or practice of violating rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the U.S." The bill was introduced on July 9 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., and Jamie Raskin, D-Md. It was referred t  more

Rep. Rose Introduces Bill to Provide for Youth Sports
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. Max Rose, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7562) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide for youth sports, to amend the Small Business Act to establish a loan program for youth sports providers." The bill was introduced on July 9. It was jointly referred to the House Ways and Means and Small Business committees. For more information, Rep. Max Rose, 1529 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3371; or in district offices  more

Rep. Trone Introduces Bill on Public Safety Officer Death Benefits
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. David Trone, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7568) to amend the Ominbus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 "to authorize public safety officer death benefits to officers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder." The bill was introduced on July 9 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. David Trone, 1213 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515  more