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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday May 05, 2019 ( 16 items )  

Rep. Adams Introduces Bill on Mandatory Funding Programs for Historically Black Colleges, Universities
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2486) to "reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions." The bill was introduced on May 2 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Alma S. Adams, 2436 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515-3312; 202/225-1510; or in the distr  more

Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Bill on Bonds Used to Finance Professional Stadiums
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2446) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to ensure that bonds used to finance professional stadiums are not treated as tax-exempt bonds." The bill was introduced on May 1and was co-sponsored by Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and Don S. Beyer, D-Va. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, 1111 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051; 2  more

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill to Establish Direct Spending Safeguard Limitation
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2516) to "establish a direct spending safeguard limitation on any direct spending program without a specific level of authorized spending." The bill was introduced on May 3 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga. It was referred to the House Budget Committee. For more information, Rep. Virginia Foxx, 2462 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2071; or in the district offices at 400   more

Rep. Gallego Introduces Bill to Provide Protection for Inventoried Roadless Areas
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2491) to "provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System." The bill was introduced on May 2 and has 36 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Debra Haaland, D-N.M., Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Chris Pappas, D-N.H., Anna G. Eshoo,  more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Bill on Veterans Community Care Program
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 2493) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to extend the authorization period for emergency treatment in non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities under the Veterans Community Care Program." The bill was introduced on May 2 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Steve King, R-Iowa, Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., and Russ Fulcher, R-Idaho. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affai  more

Rep. Luria Introduces Bill on Kiddie Tax
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2481) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax." The bill was introduced on May 2 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Don Bacon, R-Neb., Brian Higgins, D-N.Y., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Ron Kind, D-Wis., Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., George Holding, R-N.C., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla.,   more

Rep. McMorris-Rodgers Introduces Bill on Reauthorizing Schedule for Unauthorized Federal Programs
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2505) to provide for a reauthorizing schedule for unauthorized Federal programs. The bill was introduced on May 2 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Tom McClintock, R-Calif., Chris Stewart, R-Utah, Gary J. Palmer, R-Ala., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, Ralph Norman, R-S.C., John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Mark Walker, R  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Repeal Multi-State Plan Program
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2524) to repeal the multi-State plan program. The bill was introduced on May 3. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce 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; 828/693-5660.  more

Rep. Schrier Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Kim Schrier, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2480) to reauthorize the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. The bill was introduced on May 2 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. James Comer, R-Ky., Lori Trahan, D-Mass., Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Robert C. Scott, D-Va., and Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. The legislation was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Amend National Labor Relations Act
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Robert C. Scott, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2474) to "amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor- Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959." The bill was introduced on May 2 and has 99 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., Andy Levin, D-Mich., Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Mark Takano, D-Calif., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Marcy K  more

Rep. Speier Introduces Bill to Amend Title 28 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, May 1 -- Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2422) to amend chapter 171 of title 28, U.S. Code, "to allow suit against the United States for injuries and deaths of members of the Armed Forces of the United States caused by improper medical care." The bill was introduced on April 30 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., Charli  more

Rep. Tonko Introduces Bill on Dispensing Narcotic Drugs
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 2482) to amend section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 823(g)) "to eliminate the separate registration requirement for dispensing narcotic drugs in schedule III, IV, or V (such as buprenorphine) for maintenance or detoxificattion treatment." The bill was introduced on May 2 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Ben Lujan, D-N.M., Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Michae  more

Sen. Blunt Introduces Bill to Commemorate Opening of National Law Enforcement Museum
WASHINGTON, May 3 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (S. 1300) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint a coin in commemoration of the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum in the District of Columbia." The bill was introduced on May 2 and has 42 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Pat Roberts, R-Kan., John B  more

Sen. Kennedy Introduces Bill on Copyright Small Claims
WASHINGTON, May 2 -- Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., has introduced legislation (S. 1273) to amend title 17, U.S. Code, to establish an alternative dispute resolution program for copyright small claims. The bill was introduced on May 1 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. John Kennedy, 383 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4  more

Sen. Leahy Introduces Bill on Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program
WASHINGTON, May 1 -- Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., has introduced legislation (S. 1231) to reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. The bill was introduced on April 30 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Christopher Coons, D-Del., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Susan M. Collins,  more

Sen. Stabenow Introduces Bill on Acquisition of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
WASHINGTON, May 2 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (S. 1268) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to ensure that hospitals receive adequate payment for the acquisition of hematopoietic stem cells under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on May 1 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Tim Scott, R-S.C. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, 731 Hart S  more