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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 19 items )  

Rep. Barr Introduces Bill to Impose Sanctions With Respect to North Korea
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4084) to "impose sanctions with respect to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea." The bill was introduced on July 26 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Andy Barr, 2430 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4706; or in the district office at 2709 Old Rosebud Road, Lexington, KY 40509; 859  more

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. Cleaver Introduces Bill on Negro Leagues Baseball 100th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4104) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint a coin in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Negro Leagues baseball." The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, 2335 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225  more

Rep. Espaillat Introduces Bill to Support Early College High Schools
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4108) to "direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to support early college high schools and dual or concurrent enrollment programs." The bill was introduced on July 30 and has 19 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Daniel Kildee, D-Mich., Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., Mark Takano, D-Calif., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Gwen   more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Bill to Authorize State Opioid Response Grants
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4111) to authorize State opioid response grants. The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Bob Gibbs, 2446 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6265; or in the district offices at 110 Cottage St., Ashland, OH 44805; 419/207-0650; 110 Central Plaza S., Canton, OH 44702  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill on Point of Order Against Long-Term Direct Spending
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4115) to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to establish a point of order against long-term direct spending. The bill was introduced on July 30 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Steve Womack, R-Ark., Dan Meuser, R-Pa., Tim Burchett, R-Tenn., Rob Woodall, R-Ga., Bill Flores, R-Texas, William Timmons, R-S.C., and Ralph Norman, R-S.C. The legislation was jointly ref  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

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Amend Title 38 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 2327) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to modify the eligibility requirements for transfer of unused entitlement to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance." The bill was introduced on July 30 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Jon Tester, D-Mont. It was referred to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard Blumenthal at 706 Hart Senate Office Building, Washingto  more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Grant Program to Repair Bridges
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2310) to amend title 23, U.S. Code, "to establish a competitive grant program to repair, improve, rehabilitate, or replace bridges to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridge crossings." The bill was introduced on July 29 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Ron Wyden  more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Medicare Supplemental Health Insurance Policies
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2428) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to provide for certain reforms with respect to Medicare supplemental health insurance policies." The bill was introduced on Aug. 1 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; or in the state at   more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Purchase of Equity Securities by Issuers
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2391) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 "to impose requirements relating to the purchase of certain equity securities by issuers." The bill was introduced on July 30. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; or in the state at 200 N. High St., Ste. 614, Colum  more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill to Enhance Efforts to Address Antibiotic Resistance
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2304) to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antibiotic resistance. The bill was introduced on July 29. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; or in the state at 200 N. High St., Ste. 614, Columbus, OH 43215; 614/469-208; 801 W. Super  more

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill on Retirement Plans
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 2352) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to modify nondiscrimination rules to protect older, longer service participants in retirement plans." The bill was introduced on July 31 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Benjamin Cardin, 509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4524; or in the state a  more

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Eliminate Discriminatory Profiling by Law Enforcement
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 2355) to eliminate racial, religious, and other discriminatory profiling by law enforcement. The bill was introduced on July 31 and has 25 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Richard J. Durbin,  more

Sen. Leahy Introduces Bill to Allow Citizens to Travel Between U.S., Cuba
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., has introduced legislation (S. 2303) to "allow U.S. citizens and legal residents to travel between the U.S. and Cuba." The bill was introduced on July 29 and has 45 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., John Boozman, R-Ark., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Susan M. Collins, R-  more

Sen. Menendez Introduces Bill on Student Loans
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 2405) to "establish additional protections and disclosures for students and cosigners with respect to student loans." The bill was introduced on July 31 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.For more information, Sen. Robert Menendez, 528 Hart  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill to Extend Health Coverage Tax Credit
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2414) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit. The bill was introduced on Aug. 1 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Rob Portman, 448 Russell Senate Office Building,Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3353; or in the state at 37 W. Broad St., Ste. 300, Columbu  more

Sen. Warner Introduces Bill on Premium Assistance Tax Credit, Cost-Sharing Subsidy
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., has introduced legislation (S. 2366) to "streamline the employer reporting process and strengthen the eligibility verification process for the premium assistance tax credit and cost-sharing subsidy." The bill was introduced on July 31 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Mark R. Warner, 703 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2023; or  more