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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 5 items )  

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. Introduces Bill to Establish U.S. Coral Reef Task Force
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4160) to "reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and to establish the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force." The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Brian J. Mast, R-Fla., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Del. Amata Radewagen, R-A.S., and Res. Comm. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, R-P.R. The legislation was referred to the House   more

Rep. McEachin Introduces Funding Attorneys for Indigent Removal Proceedings Act
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Donald A. McEachin, R-Va., has introduced the Funding Attorneys for Indigent Removal Proceedings Act (H.R. 4155) to provide access to counsel for children and other vulnerable populations. The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and has 31 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., James McGovern, D-Mass., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa.,   more

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill on Reduction of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4143) to "establish a task force to review policies and measures to promote, and to develop best practices for, reduction of short-lived climate pollutants." The bill was introduced on Aug. 2 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs and Financial Services committees. For more information, Rep. Scott Peters, 2338 Rayburn House Offic  more

Rep. Soto Introduces Bill on Improving Guardianship Oversight, Data Collection
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (4174) to assist States in improving guardianship oversight and data collection. The bill was introduced on Aug. 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Darren Soto, 1507 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-9889; or in the district offices at 804 Bryan   more