Thursday - September 24, 2020
Bill Introductions Involving Oregon Newsletter for Sunday July 12, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Rep. DeFazio Introduces Bill to Authorize Maritime Transportation Emergency Relief
WASHINGTON, July 10 -- Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7515) to amend title 46, U.S. Code, "to authorize maritime transportation emergency relief." The bill was introduced on July 9 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. For more information, Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, 2134 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6416; or in district offices at 125 Central Ave  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. Larson Introduces Social Security COVID Correction & Equity Act
WASHINGTON, July 10 -- Rep. John B. Larson, D-Conn., has introduced the Social Security COVID Correction and Equity Act (H.R. 7499) "to prevent an unintended drop in Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 and the application of the National Average Wage Index, and improve Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits on an emergency basis." The bill was introduced on July 9 and has 37 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., John Lewis, D-Ga., Mike Thompson  more

Rep. Moore Introduces Bill to Inform Potential Eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7551) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct outreach to inform certain individuals of their potential eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit." The bill was introduced on July 9 and has 34 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Stephanie N. Murphy, D  more