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

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill on Alternatives to Detention for Vulnerable Immigrants
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6692) to "require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations." The bill was introduced on Aug. 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony Brown, 1505 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8699; or in the district   more

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill on Credit Against Tax for Increasing Employee Training
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6694) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide employers with a credit against tax for increasing employee training." The bill was introduced on Aug. 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony Brown, 1505 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8699; or in the distri  more

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill on Registered Apprenticeship Programs
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6693) to amend title 41, U.S. Code, "to require certain contractors to meet a requirement with respect to registered apprenticeship programs." The bill was introduced on Aug. 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. It was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/6693  more

Sen. Coons Introduces Resolution to Recognize National Day of Service, Remembrance
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced a concurrent resolution (S.Con.Res. 45) "recognizing September 11, 2018, as a National Day of Service and Remembrance." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Edward J. Markey, D-Mas  more

Sen. Cortez-Masto Introduces Bill to Award Grants for Teaching English Learners
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., has introduced legislation (S. 3408) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to direct the Secretary of Education to award grants for teaching English learners to institutions of higher education." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Kamala D. Harris, D  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