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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday July 21, 2019 ( 12 items )  

Rep. Budd Introduces Bill on Safe Harbor for Finders, Private Placement Brokers
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3768) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to create a safe harbor for finders and private placement brokers. The bill was introduced on July 16. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Budd, 118 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4531; or in the district offices at 4000 Piedmont Parkway, Ste. 131, High Point, NC 27265; 336/858-5013;   more

Rep. Cleaver Introduces Bill on Student Suicide Awareness, Prevention Training
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3778) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to authorize certain grants (for youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies) to be used for school personnel in elementary and secondary schools and students in secondary schools to receive student suicide awareness and prevention training." The bill was introduced on July 16 and has 17 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Billy Long, R-Mo., Bonnie  more

Rep. Davidson Introduces Bill to Modify Federal Trio Programs
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 3800) to modify the Federal TRIO programs. The bill was introduced on July 17 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, and Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Warren Davidson, 1107 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6205; or i  more

Rep. Jayapal Introduces Bill to Enhance Rights of Domestic Workers
WASHINGTON, July 16 -- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3760) to enhance the rights of domestic workers. The bill was introduced on July 15 and has 27 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Mark Takano, D-Calif., Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., Katheri  more

Rep. Keating Introduces Bill on Combating Corruption, Kleptocracy
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- Rep. William R. Keating, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3843) to "promote international efforts in combating corruption, kleptocracy, and illicit finance by foreign officials and other foreign persons, including through a new anti-corruption action fund." The bill was introduced on July 18 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Joe Wilson, R-S.C., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., S  more

Rep. Lujan Introduces Bill to Improve Compensation for Workers Involved in Uranium Mining
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Ben Lujan, D-N.M., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3783) to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining. The bill was introduced on July 16 and has 38 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., Tom O'Halleran, D-Ariz., Greg Stanton, D-Ariz., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., Jason Crow, D-Colo., Diana DeGette, D-  more

Rep. McHenry Introduces Bill to Improve Regulation of Consumer Reporting Agencies
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3821) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act "to make improvements to the regulation of consumer reporting agencies and protect consumers." The bill was introduced on July 18. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, 2004 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2576; or in the district offices at 128 W. Main Ave., Gastoni  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Improve Accountability of Physicians of VA
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3813) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to ensure that certain health care contractors of the Department of Veterans Affairs are subject to Federal tort claims laws, to improve the accountability of physicians of the Department." The bill was introduced on July 17 and was co-sponsored by Del. Amata Radewagen, R-A.S. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2  more

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill on Payment for Diagnostic Radiopharmaceuticals
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3772) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to ensure equitable payment for, and preserve Medicare beneficiary access to, diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals under the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system." The bill was introduced on July 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., and George Holding, R-N.C. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways   more

Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill to Expand Grants Authorized Under Jennifer's Law, Kristen's Act
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 2174) to "expand the grants authorized under Jennifer's Law and Kristen's Act to include processing of unidentified remains, resolving missing persons cases." The bill was introduced on July 18 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Tom Udall, D-N.M. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. John Cornyn, 517 Hart Senate Office Building  more

Sen. Graham Introduces Bill on Means-Test Presumption of Abuse
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2128) to "exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7 of title 11, U.S. Code, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days." The bill was introduced on July 16 and has 1  more

Sen. Harris Introduces Bill to Amend Title 18 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, July 16 -- Sen. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 2111) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to provide that it is unlawful to knowingly distribute private intimate visual depictions with reckless disregard for the individual's lack of consent to the distribution." The bill was introduced on July 15 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Kamala D.  more