Saturday - December 14, 2019
Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday June 23, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill on Acquisition, Licensing of Intellectual Property
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3313) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to require the Secretary of Defense to develop guidelines and resources on the acquisition or licensing of intellectual property." The bill was introduced on June 18 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Virginia Foxx, 2462 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202  more

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to Provide PreCheck to Severely Injured Veterans
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3356) to provide PreCheck to certain severely injured or disabled veterans. The bill was introduced on June 19 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Andy Harris, R-Md., Greg Pence, R-Ind., Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Greg Steube, R-Fla., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla. The legislation was jointly referred to  more

Rep. Hartzler Introduces Bill to Reimburse Cost of Emergency Medical Transportation
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3350) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to reimburse veterans for the cost of emergency medical transportation to a Federal facility." The bill was introduced on June 19 and has 19 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio, Don Bacon, R-Neb., Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., Br  more

Rep. Holding Introduces Bill to Relocate Production to Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, June 22 -- Rep. George Holding, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3390) to "incentivize manufacturers to relocate production to Opportunity Zones in the U.S." The bill was introduced on June 20. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. George Holding, 1110 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3032; or in the district office at 6404 Falls of Neuse Road, Ste. 103; Raleigh, NC 27615; 919/782-4400.  more

Rep. Loudermilk Introduces Bill to Amend Title 5 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3348) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to provide for an alternative removal for performance or misconduct for Federal employees." The bill was introduced on June 19 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., Jody Hice, R-Ga., Clay Higgins, R-La., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Rick Allen, R-Ga., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Mark Walker, R-N.C., Mark Green, R-Tenn., John Joyce, R-Pa., Steve Chabot,  more

Rep. Speier Introduces Bill on Reporting on Campus Sexual Violence
WASHINGTON, June 22 -- Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3381) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase transparency and reporting on campus sexual violence. The bill was introduced on June 20 and has 35 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Brad Sherman, D-Calif., Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Kat  more

Sen. Boozman Introduces Bill on Suicide Prevention Services for Veterans
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., has introduced legislation (S. 1906) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide and coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services for veterans at risk of suicide and veteran families through the award of grants to such entities." The bill was introduced on June 19 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., and Thom Ti  more

Sen. Cortez-Masto Introduces Bill to Promote Technological Innovation
WASHINGTON, June 22 -- Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-Nev., has introduced legislation (S. 1939) to "direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish the Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Challenge Grant Program to promote technological innovation in our Nation's communities." The bill was introduced on June 20 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science,  more