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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Connolly Introduces Bill on Whistleblower Protection
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4147) to amend section 4712 of title 41, U.S. Code, to clarify the inclusion of subcontractors and subgrantees for whistleblower protection. The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Oversight and Reform Committee. For more information, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, 2238 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20  more

Rep. Delgado Introduces Bill on Clean Energy Technology Industry
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4148) to "require the Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy and Secretary of Education, to submit a report on current and future trends and shortages in the clean energy technology industry to achieve a clean energy economy, and to provide grants to establish and enhance training programs for any occupation or field of work for which a shortage is identified." The bill was introduced   more

Rep. Duncan Introduces Bill to Prohibit Importation of Child Sex Dolls
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4150) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit the importation or transportation of child sex dolls. The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., Buddy Carter, R-Ga., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Bill Flores, R-Texas, Michael Waltz, R-Fla., Ross Spano, R-Fla., Vicky Har  more

Rep. Jackson-Lee Introduces Bill to Prohibit Foreign Official from Demanding Bribe
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4140) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit a foreign official from demanding a bribe. The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and was co-sponsored by Reps. John R. Curtis, R-Utah, Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., and Richard Hudson, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, 2079 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3816; or in the   more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Provide Defense, Security Assistance to Israel
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4156) to "provide defense and security assistance to ensure the survival of Israel and its people from an existing or imminent military threat." The bill was introduced on Aug. 2. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6401; or in the district office at 200 N. Grove St., Ste. 90, Hendersonvi  more

Rep. Thompson Introduces Bill on Medicare Secondary Payer Rules
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4161) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers' compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions." The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and was co-sponsored by Rep. George Holding, R-N.C. It was jointly referred to the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees. For more informati  more