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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Rep. Bass Introduces Bill on Infrastructure Program to Create Local Jobs
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4101) to "establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high quality American jobs." The bill was introduced on July 30 and has 24 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Bonni  more

Rep. Calvert Introduces Bill to Amend Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4099) to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 "to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action." The bill was introduced on July 30 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Paul Cook, R-Calif., Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., Mark Walker, R-N.C., Glenn R. Grothman, R  more

Rep. Costa Introduces Bill to Authorize Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Jim Costa, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4105) to "authorize the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue (United States-European Union Interparliamentary Group)." The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Jim Costa, 2081 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3341; or in the district offices at 855 M St., Ste. 94  more

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Antimicrobial Drugs
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4100) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs. The bill was introduced on July 30 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., George Holding, R-N.C., Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., and Jackie Walorski, R-Ind. The legislation was jointly referred to the House Wa  more

Rep. Krishnamoorthi Introduces Bill to Establish U.S. Commission on Hate Crimes
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4118) to "establish a U.S. Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes." The bill was introduced on July 30 and has 28 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Val Butler Demings, D-Fla., Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., John A. Yarmuth, D-Ky., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Debbi  more

Rep. Lujan Introduces Bill on Broadband Infrastructure Finance, Innovation Program
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Ben Lujan, D-N.M., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4127) to "establish a broadband infrastructure finance and innovation program to make available loans, loan guarantees, and lines of credit for the construction and deployment of broadband infrastructure." The bill was introduced on July 30 and has 26 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., Jan S  more

Rep. Rooney Introduces Bill to Publish Information Regarding Student Success
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4098) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to provide for accreditation reform, to require institutions of higher education to publish information regarding student success, to provide for fiscal accountability, and to provide for school accountability for student loans." The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Reps. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, and Ted Budd, R-N.C. It was referred to the Ho  more

Sen. Burr Introduces Bill on Expedited Coding of Novel Medical Products
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2326) to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expedited coding and coverage of novel medical products. The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Thomas R. Carper, D-Del. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard Burr, 217 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510  more

Sen. Manchin Introduces Bill on Honor, Remember Flag
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has introduced legislation (S. 2371) to amend title 36, U.S. Code, "to designate the Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember Inc., as an official symbol to recognize and honor members of the Armed Forces who died in service to the U.S." The bill was introduced on July 31 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For mo  more

Sen. McSally Introduces Bill on Screening Protocols Relating to Breast Milk, Formula
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation (S. 2381) to "require review by the Government Accountability Office of screening protocols of the Transportation Security Administration relating to breast milk and formula." The bill was introduced on July 31 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Doug Jones, D-Ala., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more information, Sen  more