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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 15 items )  

Rep. Budd Introduces Bill on Insurance Coverage
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4484) to "require short-term limited duration insurance issuers to renew or continue in force such insurance coverage at the option of the enrollees." The bill was introduced on Sept. 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Education and Labor committees. For more information, Rep. Ted Budd, 118 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051  more

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Sugar Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4521) to reform the Federal sugar program. The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and has 25 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Ron Kind, D-Wis., Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill., Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Ann Kuster, D  more

Rep. Levin Introduces Bill to Provide Notice to Person Filing Claim Against VA
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4526) to "direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain notice to a person filing a claim against the Department of Veterans Affairs for damage, injury, or death on Standard Form 95." The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Mike Levin, 1626 Longworth House Office Bui  more

Rep. Lewis Introduces Bill on Applying Constructive Ownership Rules
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4509) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to restore the limitation on downward attribution of stock ownership in applying the constructive ownership rules to controlled foreign corporations." The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Bradley Schneider, D-Ill., Ron Estes, R-Kan., George Holding, R-N.C., and A. Drew Ferguson, R-Ga. It was referred to the House Ways  more

Rep. Maloney Introduces Bill to Amend Securities, Commodities, Banking Laws
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4476) to amend securities, commodities and banking laws "to make the information reported to financial regulatory agencies electronically searchable, to further enable the development of RegTech and Artificial Intelligence applications, to put the United States on a path towards building a comprehensive Standard Business Reporting program to ultimately harmonize and reduce the private sector's regulatory co  more

Rep. McHenry Introduces Bill to Issue Reports on Cybersecurity
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4458) to "require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to issue reports on cybersecurity with respect to the functions of the Federal Reserve System." The bill was introduced on Sept. 24. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, 2004 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2576; or in the district offices  more

Rep. Pence Introduces Bill on Public Buildings Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Greg Pence, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4485) to establish a public buildings public-private partnership pilot program. The bill was introduced on Sept. 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor and Ways and Means committees. For more information, Rep. Greg Pence, 222 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3021; or in the district office at 555  more

Rep. Richmond Introduces Bill on Use of Solitary Confinement in Correctional Facilities
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4488) to "develop and implement national standards for the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities." The bill was introduced on Sept. 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, 506 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6636; or in the district offices at 1520 Thomas  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Extend Indemnity for Wildfires, Hurricanes
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4496) to extend indemnity for wildfires and hurricanes. The bill was introduced on Sept. 25 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., Tom Rice, R-S.C., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Ted Yoho, R-Fla., Don Young, R-Alaska, Martha Roby, R-Ala., and Josh Harder, D-Calif. The legislation was referred to the House Agriculture Committee. For more information, Rep. Austin Scott, 2417 Rayburn Hous  more

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill to Provide Treatment for Diabetes in Minority Communities
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4550) to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities. The bill was introduced on Sept. 27 and has 56 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., Susan Wild, D-Pa., Terri A. Sewell, D-Al  more

Sen. Baldwin Introduces Bill on Clinical Observation Program for Pre-Med Students
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (S. 2569) to "establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a pilot program instituting a clinical observation program for pre-med students preparing to attend medical school." The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. It was referred to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, 709 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510;  more

Sen. Braun Introduces Bill to Protect Dignity of Fetal Remains
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (S. 2590) to protect the dignity of fetal remains. The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Todd Young, R-Ind., Steve Daines, R-Mont., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Rick Scott, R-Fla., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas The legislati  more

Sen. Burr Introduces Bill on Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2544) to "provide tax relief for the victims of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael, and certain California wildfires." The bill was introduced on Sept. 25 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The legislation was referred to the Senate Finance Committe  more

Sen. Durbin Introduces Bill to Prohibit Consideration of Acquitted Conduct at Sentencing
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (S. 2566) to amend section 3661 of title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit the consideration of acquitted conduct at sentencing. The bill was introduced on Sept. 26 and was co-sponsored by Sena. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Mike Lee, R-Utah. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, 711 Hart Senate O  more

Sen. Perdue Introduces Bill to Establish School Safety Clearinghouse
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (S. 2530) to "require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a School Safety Clearinghouse." The bill was introduced on Sept. 23 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Doug Jones, D-Ala., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. David Perdue, 455 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20  more