Wednesday - January 29, 2020
Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 4 items )  

Del. Holmes-Norton Introduces Bill to Expand Universal Prekindergarten
Washington, Aug. 29 -- Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4213) to "establish a grant program to assist States to establish or expand universal prekindergarten in public schools and public charter schools." The bill was introduced on Aug. 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Andre Carson, D-Ind., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. The full text of the bill is av  more

Rep. Bucshon Introduces Bill to Improve Maternal Health Care Quality
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- Rep. Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4215) to "improve maternal health care quality, to improve the training of health care professionals to reduce or prevent discrimination in certain health care services, to improve perinatal care." The bill was introduced on Aug. 30 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Andre Carson, D-Ind., Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind., Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., Bill  more

Rep. Levin Introduces Bill to Establish Grants for Community Colleges
Washington, Aug. 29 -- Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4212) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to establish State and Indian tribe grants for community colleges and grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority- Serving Institutions." The bill was introduced on Aug. 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., Donald W. Norcross, D-N.J., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and D  more

Rep. Spano Introduces Bill to Protect Patients from Surprise Medical Bills
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4223) to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to protect patients from surprise medical bills. The bill was introduced on Aug. 30. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4223/text. For more information, Rep. Ross Spano, 224 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515  more