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Bill Introductions Involving Texas Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 9 items )  

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

Rep. Castro Introduces Bill on Establishment of Small Business Development Centers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6706) to "support the establishment of small business development centers internationally and promote international commerce." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., and Rick Larsen, D-Wash. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Joaquin Castro, 1221 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3236; or   more

Rep. Castro Introduces Resolution on U.S.-Australia Cooperation on Space Research
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1052) "affirming United States- Australia cooperation on space research, exploration, and utilization." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Mike Gallagher, R-Wis. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-res  more

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. Gonzalez Introduces Bill on Adjudication of U.S. Passport Applications
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6707) to "establish certain standards for the adjudication of United States passport applications." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., and Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, 113 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2531; or in the district of  more

Rep. Marchant Introduces Bill on Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6726) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Kenny Marchant, 2369 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 2  more

Rep. Moore Introduces Bill to Establish Innovative Water Technology Grant Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6727) to "establish an innovative water technology grant program and to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to encourage the use of emerging and innovative water technology." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Al Green, D-Texas, and Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Tra  more

Rep. Norman Introduces Resolution to Oppose Harassment of U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Officers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1048) "opposing the targeted harassment of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers and employees and reaffirming the fundamental principle that public safety services should be provided without discrimination." The resolution was introduced on Aug. 31 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Dave Brat, R-Va., and Jody Hice, R-Ga. It was jointly referred to the House Ju  more