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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Rep. Cheney Introduces Bill to Impose Sanctions With Respect to Turkey
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4692) to impose sanctions with respect to Turkey. The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and has 111 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ralph Abraham, R-La., Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, Don Bacon, R-Neb., Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Jim Banks, R-Ind., Jack Bergman, R-Mich., Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind., Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Ken Calvert, R-Calif., Buddy Carter, R-Ga., Ben Cline, R-  more

Rep. Doggett Introduces Bill to Simplify Financial Aid Application Process
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4680) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to simplify the financial aid application process. The bill was introduced on Oct. 15 and has 61 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Matthew Cartwright, D-Pa., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Madeleine Dean  more

Rep. Houlahan Introduces Bill to Authorize Contributions to U.N. Population Fund
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4722) to authorize contributions to the United Nations Population Fund. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has 101 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Donna Shalala  more

Rep. Hudson Introduces Bill on Implementation of Electronic Health Record
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4693) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to establish an advisory committee on the implementation by the Department of Veterans Affairs of an electronic health record." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and was co-sponsored by Rep. C.A. 'Dutch' Ruppersberger, D-Md. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Richard Hudson, 2112 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Lower Cost of College for Students, Families
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Rep. Robert C. Scott, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4674) to amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to lower the cost of college for students and families, to hold colleges accountable for students' success, and to give a new generation of students the opportunity to graduate on-time and transition to a successful career." The bill was introduced on Oct. 15 and has 24 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., Raul M. Grijal  more

Rep. Upton Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Pipeline Safety Programs
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4700) to amend title 49, U.S. Code, to reauthorize pipeline safety programs. The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Bill Flores, R-Texas, David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Pete Olson, R-Texas, Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., Morgan Griffith, R-Va., Tim Walberg, R-M  more

Sen. Blackburn Introduces Bill on FCC, Communications Service Providers
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., has introduced legislation (S. 2645) to "prove that the Federal Communications Commission and communications service providers regulated by the Commission under the Communications Act of 1934 shall not be subject to certain provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the National Historic Preservation Act with respect to the construction, rebuilding, or hardening of communications facilities following a major disaster or   more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Healthy Start Program
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2619) to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start program. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; o  more

Sen. Burr Introduces Bill to Exclude Vehicles From Provisions of Clean Air Act
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2602) to "exclude vehicles to be used solely for competition from certain provisions of the Clean Air Act." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and has 25 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., James Risch, R-Idaho, Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Tim Scott, R-S.C., Mike Braun, R-Ind., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., James M. Inhofe, R-Okl  more

Sen. Jones Introduces Bill on Keller Center for Youths & Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., has introduced legislation (S. 2601) to "reauthorize the Helen Keller National Center for Youths and Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind." The bill was introduced on Oct. 15. It was referred to the Senate Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Doug Jones, 330 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202/224-4124; or in the state at the Vance Federal Bldg., 1800 5th Ave. N., Birmingham, AL 35203; 205/731-1500; Federal  more

Sen. Risch Introduces Bill to Promote National Security
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, has introduced legislation (S. 2641) to promote U.S. national security and prevent the resurgence of ISIS. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and John Barrasso, R-Wyo. It was referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. For more information, Sen. James Risch, 483 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/  more