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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 17 items )  

Rep. Cardenas Introduces Bill to Increase Oral Health Literacy, Awareness
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4678) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to authorize a public education campaign across all relevant programs of the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase oral health literacy and awareness." The bill was introduced on Oct. 15 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more info  more

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. Cunningham Introduces Bill on Efforts to Prepare for Impacts of Climate Change
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4679) to "require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report examining efforts by the Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the National Marine Fisheries Service to prepare and adapt United States fishery management for the impacts of climate change." The bill was introduced on Oct. 15 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Brian J. Ma  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. Jayapal Introduces Bill to Expand Access to Health Care Services
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (R. 4701) to "expand access to health care services, including sexual, reproductive, and maternal health services, for immigrants by removing legal and policy barriers to health insurance coverage." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Debra Haaland, D-N.M., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Ruben Ga  more

Rep. Kinzinger Introduces Bill on Review of U.S.-Turkey Relations
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4694) to require a review of U.S.-Turkey relations. The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., Francis Rooney, R-Fla., Colin Allred, D-Texas, Greg Stanton, D-Ariz., J. French Hill, R-Ark., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas. The legislation was jointly referred to the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committee  more

Rep. Moore Introduces Bill to Modify Taxation of Unearned Income of Children
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4728) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the taxation of unearned income of certain children. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ron Estes, R-Kan., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Don Young, R-Alaska, Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Daniel Kildee, D-Mich., Ken Calvert, R-Calif., Sharice Davids, D-Kan., Greg Steube, R-Fla., and Debra Haaland, 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. Speier Introduces Bill to Develop Gun Safety Technology
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4730) to "authorize the Attorney General to carry out a pilot program to make grants to entities to develop gun safety technology." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., John Garamendi, D-Calif., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-N  more

Rep. Speier Introduces Bill to Protect Rights of Crime Victims
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4729) to protect the rights of crime victims. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, Norma Torres, D-Calif., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C. The l  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. 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

Sen. Rubio Introduces Bill on Holocaust-Era Insurance Policies
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 2621) to "provide for the restoration of legal rights for claimants under holocaust-era insurance policies." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and Rick Scott, R-Fla. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Marco Rubio, 284 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510; 202/224-3041; or in the state at 402 S. Monroe St.  more

Sen. Rubio Introduces Bill on Procurement of Supplies, Services
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 2617) to "allow the procurement of supplies and services for commercial activities at National Aeronautics and Space Administration centers." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rick Scott, R-Fla. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more information, Sen. Marco Rubio, 284 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington,  more

Sen. Scott Introduces Bill to Report Identity Theft Transactions
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.,has introduced legislation (S. 2631) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act "to accurately report identity theft transactions in the credit histories of criminal defendants." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. For more in  more

Sen. Udall Introduces Bill on Driver Alcohol Detection System Technology
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., has introduced legislation (S. 2604) to "require the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to work with vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and other interested parties to advance the technology developed by the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety Research Program." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation  more