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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Chabot Introduces Bill on Licensing of Mark, Control
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6695) to "clarify that the licensing of a mark, and any control or exercise of control thereof for certain purposes, does not create an employment or principal-agent relationship." The bill was introduced on Aug. 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Steve Chabot, 2371 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051  more

Rep. Fudge Introduces Bill to Establish Stronger Together Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6722) to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish the Stronger Together Program. The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Robert C. Scott, D-Va. It was referred to the House Education and the Workforce Committee. For more information, Rep. Marcia Fudge, 2344 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515; 202/225-7032; or in the district offices at 48  more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Bill on Collection of Taxes, Fees Owed by Purchasers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6724) to "limit the authority of a State to require remote sellers to collect taxes and fees owed by purchasers then located in such State incident to their purchases of goods and services from such sellers." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Bob Gibbs, 2446 Rayburn House Office Building, Wa  more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Bill to Amend National Voter Registration Act of 1993
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6723) to amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 "to prohibit a State from registering an individual to vote in elections for Federal office held in the State unless the individual provides documentary proof that the individual is a citizen of the United States." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. It was referred to the House Administration Committee. For mo  more

Rep. Smith Introduces Bill on Compensation of House Interns
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6711) to "provide an allowance to offices of Members of the House of Representatives which shall be available for the compensation of interns." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Robert C. Scott, D-Va., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Denny Heck, D-Wash., Betty Mc  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. 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

Sen. Smith Introduces Bill to Ensure Affordable Medications
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 3411) to ensure medications are affordable. The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Tom Udall, D-N.M., El  more