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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday October 06, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Bass Introduces Bill to Repeal Suspension of Eligibility for Assistance
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 -- Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4584) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to repeal the suspension of eligibility for assistance under title IV due to drug-related offenses." The bill was introduced on Oct. 1 and has 35 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., Juan C. Vargas, D-Calif., David Trone, D-Md., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Eleanor Holmes-No  more

Rep. Cox Introduces Bill on Transportation of Highly Rural Veterans to Medical Care
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 -- Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4589) to "make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants for the transportation of highly rural veterans to medical care." The bill was introduced on Oct. 1 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Susie Lee, D-Nev., Greg Steube, R-Fla., and Del. Amata Radewagen, R-A.S. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. TJ Cox, 1728 Longworth House Office Build  more

Rep. Cox Introduces Bill to Treat Digitized Records as Originals
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 -- Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4588) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to treat digitized records as originals with respect to claims under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs." The bill was introduced on Oct. 1 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Susie Lee, D-Nev., Greg Steube, R-Fla., and Del. Amata Radewagen, R-A.S. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. TJ Cox, 1728 Longworth House Of  more

Rep. Dunn Introduces Bill to Clarify Clearing Exemption for Small Financial Institutions
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 -- Rep. Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4604) to "clarify the clearing exemption for small financial institutions under the Commodity Exchange Act." The bill was introduced on Oct. 4 and was co-sponsored by Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Agriculture Committee. For more information, Rep. Neal P. Dunn, 316 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5235; or in the district offices at 300 S. Adams St., Tallahassee, FL   more

Rep. Shalala Introduces Bill to Require Submission of Teach-Out Plan
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 -- Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4615) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to require an institution of higher education to submit a teach-out plan under certain circumstances." The bill was introduced on Oct. 4 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Pete King, R-N.Y., Sean Casten, D-Ill., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more info  more

Rep. Steube Introduces Bill on Analysis of Impacts of Rules on Small Entities
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 -- Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4601) to "ensure a complete analysis of the potential impacts of rules on small entities." The bill was introduced on Oct. 4. It was referred to the House Judiciary and Small Business committees. For more information, Rep. Greg Steube, 521 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5792; or in the district office at 226 Taylor St., Ste. 230, Punta Gorda, FL 33950; 941/575-9101  more

Res. Comm. Gonzalez-Colon Introduces Bill to Provide Compensation to Residents of Vieques Island
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 -- Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, R-P.R., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4605) to "provide compensation to certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness." The bill was introduced on Oct. 4 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Darren Soto, D-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Natural Resources and Judiciary committees. For more information, Res. Comm. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, 1609 Longwor  more