Tuesday - September 22, 2020
Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Adams Introduces Bill to End Preventable Mortality in Maternity Care
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6698) to "support States in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes." The bill was introduced on Sept. 4 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Yvette C  more

Rep. Budd Introduces Bill on Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6721) to amend title 31, U.S. Code, "to modernize the research, development, information sharing, and acquisition process of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Budd, 118 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4531;   more

Rep. Higgins Introduces Bill to Limit Printing of Congressional Record
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Clay Higgins, R-La., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6708) to "limit the printing of the Congressional Record and the House Calendars." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C., Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., and Garret Graves, R-La. It was referred to the House Administration Committee. For more information, Rep. Clay Higgins, 1711 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2031; or in th  more

Rep. Price Introduces Resolution to Recognize National Day of Service, Remembrance
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. David E. Price, D-N.C., has introduced a concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 134) "recognizing September 11, 2018, as a National Day of Service and Remembrance." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-concurrent-resolution/134/text. For more  more

Sen. Merkley Introduces Bill on Hiring of VA Health Care Workers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (S. 3417) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to increase efficiency in the recruitment and hiring by the Department of Veterans Affairs of health care workers that are undergoing separation from the Armed Forces, to create uniform credentialing standards for certain health care professionals of the Department." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Thom Tilli  more