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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday January 20, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Modify Certificate of Discharge From Active Duty
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 563) to "require the Secretary of Defense to modify the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) to include a specific block explicitly identified as the location in which a member of the Armed Forces may provide one or more email addresses by which the member may be contacted." The bill was introduced on Jan. 15 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C.,   more

Rep. Dingell Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Stalking From Gun Violence
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 569) to protect victims of stalking from gun violence. The bill was introduced on Jan. 15 and has 107 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Mark Takano, D-Calif., Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., Juan C. Vargas, D-Calif., Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., Alma S. Adams,  more

Rep. Holding Introduces Bill on Tax Relief for Hurricane Florence Victims
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. George Holding, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 536) to provide tax relief for the victims of Hurricane Florence. The bill was introduced on Jan. 14 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. David Rouzer, R-N.C., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Mark Walker, R-N.C., Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., Tom Rice, R-S.C., and Walter Jones, R-N.C. The legislation was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more informat  more

Rep. Luetkemeyer Introduces Bill on Research Involving Human Fetal Tissue
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 573) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from conducting or supporting any research involving human fetal tissue that is obtained pursuant to an induced abortion." The bill was introduced on Jan. 15 and has 34 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Andy Harris, R-Md., Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., Pete Olson, R-Texas,  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill on Economic Costs of Significant Regulatory Actions
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 575) to "provide for a method by which the economic costs of significant regulatory actions may be offset by the repeal of other regulatory actions." The bill was introduced on Jan. 15 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Walker, R-N.C., Jody Hice, R-Ga., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Jeff Duncan, R-S.C. The legis  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Clarify Standards of Family Detention
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 574) to "clarify standards of family detention and the treatment of unaccompanied alien children." The bill was introduced on Jan. 15. It was jointly referred to the House Judiciary, Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security committees. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6401; or in the district office at 200 N. Grove St., Ste. 90, Hendersonvill  more

Rep. Nadler Introduces Bill to Limit Separation of Families
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 541) to limit the separation of families at or near ports of entry. The bill was introduced on Jan. 14 and has 188 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps.Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Ami Bera, D-Calif., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga  more

Sen. Sasse Introduces Bill on Abortion
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has introduced legislation (S. 130) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion." The bill was introduced on Jan. 15 and has 39 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Boozman, R-Ark., Mike Braun, R-Ind., Richard Burr, R-N.C., Bill C  more