Saturday - December 14, 2019
Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday March 24, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill to Amend State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1819) to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 "to provide for rewards for the arrest or conviction of certain foreign nationals who have committed genocide or war crimes." The bill was introduced on March 18 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Virginia Foxx, 2462 Rayburn House Office Building,  more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Bill on Opioid Receptor Antagonists
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 1823) to "provide opioid receptor antagonists, including naloxone, to first responders for personal use." The bill was introduced on March 18 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Jody Hice, R-Ga., Michael Guest, R-Miss., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Ron Wright, R-Texas, and Glenn R. Grothman, R-Wis.  more

Rep. Maloney Introduces Bill to Commemorate National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1830) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor." The bill was introduced on March 18 and has 166 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Paul Cook, R-Calif., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y.  more

Rep. Mast Introduces Bill on Sanctions to Foreign Support for Palestinian Terrorism
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- Rep. Brian J. Mast, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1850) to impose sanctions with respect to foreign support for Palestinian terrorism. The bill was introduced on March 21 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., Michael T. McCaul, R-Texas, Randy Weber, R-Texas, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Joe Wilson, R-S.C., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Bradley Schneider, D-Ill  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill on Designation of Qualified Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1852) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for designation of qualified opportunity zones every 10 years. The bill was introduced on March 21. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. 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, Hendersonville, NC 28792; 828/  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Designate Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1851) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow certain Federally declared disaster areas to be designated as opportunity zones for purposes of economic development and recovery." The bill was introduced on March 21. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6401; or in the district  more

Rep. Smith Introduces Bill on Report on Political Influence Operations of China
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1811) to "require an unclassified interagency report on the political influence operations of the Government of China and the Communist Party of China with respect to the U.S." The bill was introduced on March 18 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and Scott Perry, R-Pa. The legisl  more