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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Bilirakis Introduces DEA Enforcement and Authority Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has introduced the DEA Enforcement and Authority Act (H.R. 6702) to "clarify the congressional intent behind the requirements relating to immediate suspension orders and corrective action plans under the Controlled Substances Act that were added by the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. It was jointly referred to the House  more

Rep. Buchanan Introduces Bill to Prohibit Slaughter of Dogs for Human Consumption
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6720) to prohibit the slaugher of dogs and cats for human consumption. The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Dave Brat, R-Va., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Dina Titus, D-Nev., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Daniel M. Donovan, R-N.Y., and Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. The legislation was referred to the House Agriculture Committee. F  more

Rep. Gallagher Introduces Resolution on Renaming NATO Headquarters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1053) "supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain III." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Joe Courtney, D-Conn., Austin Scott, R-Ga., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-A  more

Rep. Mast Introduces Bill to Modify Project for Central, Southern Florida
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Brian J. Mast, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6700) to "modify the project for Central and Southern Florida to include public health and safety considerations." The bill was introduced on Sept. 4. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. For more information, Rep. Brian Mast, 2182 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3026; or in the district offices at 121 S.W. Port St., Lucie Blvd., Port St Lucie, F  more

Sen. Gardner Introduces Bill to Support Taiwan's Diplomatic Alliances
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., has introduced legislation (S. 3406) to "express United States support for Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world." The bill was introduced on Sept. 4 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J. It was referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. For more information, Sen. Cory Gardner, 354 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5941; or in the   more

Sen. Nelson Introduces Bill to Allow Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 3409) to "allow veterans to use, possess, or transport medical marijuana and to discuss the use of medical marijuana with a physician of the Department of Veterans Affairs as authorized by State law." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Bill Nelson, 716 Senate Hart Office Building, Washi  more

Sen. Rubio Introduces Resolution on Renaming NATO Headquarters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced a resolution (S.Res. 622) "supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain, III." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Todd Young, R-Ind., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., John Kennedy, R-La., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Ro  more