Wednesday - August 21, 2019
Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday June 09, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Rep. Adams Introduces Bill to Improve Health of Mothers, Infants
WASHINGTON, June 6 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3117) to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 "to establish a grant program to provide grants to local agencies and clinics to improve the health of mothers and infants." The bill was introduced on June 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., and Robert C. Scott, D-Va. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Alma S. Adams, 2436 Rayburn House Offic  more

Rep. Burgess Introduces Bill on Physician Referrals for Hospitals
WASHINGTON, June 5 -- Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 3062) to "repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals." The bill was introduced on June 3 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Filemon Vela, D-Texas, Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., Brian Babin, R-  more

Rep. Gallego Introduces Bill to Uphold Freedom of Association Protections
WASHINGTON, June 6 -- Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3128) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to uphold freedom of association protections. The bill was introduced on June 5 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind., Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., John Shimkus, R-Ill., Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., Kendra Horn, D-Okla., Brenda Lawrence,   more

Rep. Lewis Introduces Bill to Modernize, Improve IRS
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3151) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service. The bill was introduced on June 6 and has 27 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., Kevin P. Brady, R-Texas, Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Linda T. Sanchez, D-Calif., Darin LaHood, R-Ill., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, Judy Chu, D-Ca  more

Rep. McBath Introduces Bill on Issuance of Extreme Risk Protection Orders
WASHINGTON, June 5 -- Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3076) to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders. The bill was introduced on June 4 and has 38 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Jackie Speier  more

Rep. McGovern Introduces Bill to Encourage Use of Assistance Dogs
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3137) to "establish a grant program to encourage the use of assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces." The bill was introduced on June 5 and has 27 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Scott Peters, D-Calif., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., Peter Welch,   more

Rep. McMorris-Rodgers Introduces Bill to Improve Broadband Data Collection
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3162) to "improve broadband data collection, mapping, and validation to support the effective deployment of broadband services to all areas of the U.S." The bill was introduced on June 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Tom O'Halleran, D-Ariz., David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Robert J. Wittman, R-Va., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.   more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Execute Lease Agreements Using Alternative Procedures
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3158) to "establish a pilot program to execute lease agreements using alternative procedures." The bill was introduced on June 6 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Greg Pence, R-Ind. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure 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.   more

Rep. Moore Introduces Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Members of Women's Army Corps
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3138) to "award a Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Women's Army Corps who were assigned to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the Six Triple Eight." The bill was introduced on June 5 and has 39 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Steve Watkins, R-Kan., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Susan Wild, D-Pa., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Brian Higg  more

Rep. Walker Introduces Bill to Improve Academic Achievement of Students
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3149) to "allow a State to submit a declaration of intent to the Secretary of Education to combine certain funds to improve the academic achievement of students." The bill was introduced on June 5 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, Daniel Webster, R-Fla., Glenn R. Grothman, R-Wis., Francis Rooney, R-Fla., K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Jim Baird, R-Ind.,  more

Sen. Sinema Introduces Bill on Refinanced Mortgage Loans
WASHINGTON, June 6 -- Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (S. 1749) to clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans. The bill was introduced on June 5 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1749/text. For more information, Sen. Kirsten Sinema, 317 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202/224-4521; or in the state at 2200 E. C  more