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News Tipoffs for Texas Editors Newsletter for Tuesday July 28, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Association of State Floodplain Managers Issues Public Comment on FEMA Notice
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- The Association of State Floodplain Managers, Madison, Wisconsin, has issued a public comment on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's notice entitled "Technical Mapping Advisory Council; Meeting". The comment was posted on July 24, 2020: * * * The Association of State Floodplain Managers believes the following issues are critical input to developing a proposed vision statement for the flood mapping program and should be incorporated into the 2020 TMAC report or the   more

First Primary Care Issues Public Comment on IRS Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- Geetinder Goyal, founder of First Primary Care, Houston, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Internal Revenue Service's proposed rule entitled "Certain Medical Care Arrangements". The comment was posted on July 23, 2020: * * * I am grateful the government is moving to allow citizens greater control over their Health Savings Account (HSA) dollars. Adding Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical services provided by doctors is long overdue as an HSA Qualified Medical Expens  more

Mid-South American Association of Christian Schools Issues Public Comment on DOEd Rule
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- Matthew Ticzkus, regional director for the Mid-South American Association of Christian Schools, Weatherford, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Department of Education's rule entitled "CARES Act Programs; Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools". The comment was written on July 21, 2020, and posted on July 23, 2020: * * * On behalf of the Mid-South American Association of Christian Schools (MSAACS), I am submitting these comments regardin  more

Mid-Texas Health Care Issues Public Comment on IRS Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- Karen Swift, billing manager at the Mid-Texas Health Care, Fredericksburg, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Internal Revenue Service's proposed rule entitled "Certain Medical Care Arrangements". The comment was posted on July 24, 2020: * * * I am grateful the government is moving to allow citizens greater control over their Health Savings Account (HSA) dollars. Adding Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical services provided by doctors is long overdue as an HSA Qualif  more

Nove 401(k) Associates Issues Public Comment on Employee Benefits Security Administration Notice
WASHINGTON, July 28 -- Karen Smith, president and shareholder at the Nove 401(k) Associates, Dallas, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Employee Benefits Security Administration's notice entitled "Prohibited Transactions Involving Pooled Employer Plans Under the Secure Act and Other Multiple Employer Plans". The comment was written on July 20, 2020, and posted on July 23, 2020: * * * Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on this RFI. We are responding on behalf of Nova 401(k  more

Sage Oil Vac Issues Public Comment on IRS Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- Aaron Sage, CEO of Sage Oil Vac, Amarillo, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Internal Revenue Service's proposed rule entitled "Certain Medical Care Arrangements". The comment was written on July 21, 2020, and posted on July 22, 2020: * * * I am the CEO of Sage Oil Vac and write in response to the IRS's request for comment as to the definition of health care sharing ministries (HCSM) in the proposed rule to allow for the deductibility of certain medical care arra  more

Senate Publishes Executive Communications on July 21 Involving Regulations Published in Federal Register
WASHINGTON, July 28 -- The Senate on July 21 published three executive communications involving regulations that were published in the Federal Register: EC-5068. A communication from the Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Department of Labor, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled "Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: TRICARE Providers" (RIN1250-AA08) received in the Office of the President o  more

Zerbe, Miller, Fingeret, Frank, & Jadav Issues Public Comment on IRS Notice
WASHINGTON, July 27 -- Dean A. Zerbe, partner at Zerbe, Miller, Fingeret, Frank, and Jadav, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Internal Revenue Service's notice entitled "Priority Guidance Plan; Public Recommendations Invited on Items to be Included". The comment was written and posted on July 22, 2020: * * * Pursuant to the Request for Comments contained in Notice 2020-47 (the "Notice"), Zerbe, Miller, Fingeret, Frank, & Jadav, L.L.P respectfully submits the following   more