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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Deutch Introduces Bill to Clarify U.S. Policy Toward Libya
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4644) to "clarify U.S. policy toward Libya, advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya, and support the people of Libya." The bill was introduced on Oct. 11 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Tom Malinowski, D-N.J. It was jointly referred to the House Foreign Affairs, Judiciary and Financial Services committees. For more information, Rep. Ted Deutch, 2447 Rayburn   more

Rep. Horsford Introduces Bill to Improve Estimates of Off-Campus Room for Students
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4648) to "improve estimates of off-campus room and board for students at institutions of higher education." The bill was introduced on Oct. 11 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Steven Horsford, 1330 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-9894; or in the district office at 2250   more

Rep. Lofgren Introduces Bill to Report Acts of Foreign Election Influence
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4617) to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 "to clarify the obligation to report acts of foreign election influence and require implementation of compliance and reporting systems by Federal campaigns to detect and report such acts." The bill was introduced on Oct. 8 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. John Sarbanes, D-Md., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., G.K. Butterfield,  more

Rep. McAdams Introduces Bill on Study on Science of Background Ozone in U.S.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4656) to "direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to seek to enter an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study on the science of background ozone in the United States and to provide research recommendations to better understand background ozone contributions to ground-level ozone." The bill was introduced on Oct. 11 and was co-sponsore  more

Rep. Murphy Introduces Bill on Repayment of Loans
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- Rep. Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4658) to "require the Secretary of Education to develop and implement a process that enables certain borrowers to elect to repay certain loans through written, electronic, or verbal notice to the Secretary of Education." The bill was introduced on Oct. 11. It was referred to the House Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Stephanie N. Murphy, 1710 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051  more

Rep. Rochester Introduces Bill to Address Social Determinants of Health Under Medicaid
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4621) to "require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue and disseminate guidance to States to clarify strategies to address social determinants of health under the Medicaid program and the Children's Health Insurance Program." The bill was introduced on Oct. 8 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information,   more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Social Emotional Learning for Families Act
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced the Social Emotional Learning for Families Act (H.R. 4626) to "establish a competitive grant program to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of successful teacher and school leader training programs on family engagement that will increase the capacity of teachers and school leaders to work with families to develop and support the social and emotional skills, habits, and mindsets of children." The bill was introduced   more

Rep. Shalala Introduces Bill on Eligibility for Cost-Sharing Subsidies Under Medicare
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4666) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to provide certain low-income territorial residents with automatic eligibility for premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on Oct. 11 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees. For more information, Rep. Donna Shalala  more