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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday July 07, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Bilirakis Introduces Bill on Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3613) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to establish a methodology for determining State allotments for Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments that is based on State poverty levels, to require States to prioritize disproportionate share hospital payments on the basis of Medicaid inpatient utilization and low-income utilization rates." The bill was introduced on July 2. It was referred to t  more

Rep. Cicilline Introduces Bill on Semiautomatic Weapon
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3606) to "prohibit bump stocks and other devices designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic weapon." The bill was introduced on July 2 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Dina Titus, D-Nev., Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., Joyce Beatt  more

Rep. Lawson Introduces Bill to Ban Use of Credit Information for Employment Decisions
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3614) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to ban the use of credit information for most employment decisions. The bill was introduced on July 2. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Al Lawson, 1406 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-0123; or in the district offices at 435 N. Macomb St., Tallahassee, FL 32301; 888/205-5385; 1010 N. Davis   more

Rep. Posey Introduces Bill on Federal Regulatory Rules
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3617) to sunset new Federal regulatory rules after 3 years. The bill was introduced on July 2. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Bill Posey, 2150 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3671; or in the district office at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. C, Melbourne, FL 32940; 321/632-1776.  more

Rep. Wagner Introduces Bill on Vacating of Convictions, Expungement of Arrests
WASHINGTON, July 6 -- Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3627) to "provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking." The bill was introduced on July 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Ross Spano, R-Fla., and Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Ann Wagner, 2350 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-1621; or in the district of  more