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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 16 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. Foster Introduces Bill on Protected Health Information
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4698) to amend the HITECH Act "to allow an individual to obtain a copy of such individual's protected health information at no cost unless certain circumstances apply." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Bill Foster, 2366 Rayb  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. Kaptur Introduces Bill to Commemorate National World War II Memorial
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4681) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C." The bill was introduced on Oct. 15 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Pete King, R-N.Y., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., Bill Foster, D-Ill., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Jim Costa, D-Calif., Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Albio Si  more

Rep. McAdams Introduces Bill to Support Research on Science of Suicide
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4704) to "direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support multidisciplinary research on the science of suicide, and to advance the knowledge and understanding of issues that may be associated with several aspects of suicide including intrinsic and extrinsic factors related to areas such as wellbeing, resilience, and vulnerability." The bill was introduced on Oct. 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps.   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 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

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. Brown Introduces Bill to Amend Higher Education Act of 1965
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2640) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to make for-profit institutions ineligible for Federal student aid and to protect the integrity of nonprofit institutions of higher education." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Sen  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. Cardin Introduces Bill to Promote Tax Compliance in Beauty Service Industry
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 2634) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to simplify reporting requirements, promote tax compliance, and reduce tip reporting compliance burdens in the beauty service industry." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Benjamin Cardin, 509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 2  more

Sen. Graham Introduces Bill to Impose Sanctions With Respect to Turkey
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,has introduced legislation (S. 2644) to impose sanctions with respect to Turkey. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Mitt   more

Sen. Markey Introduces Bill on State Medicaid Plan
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 2628) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to remove a limitation on an individual's eligibility for medical assistance under the State Medicaid plan while the individual is in custody pending disposition of charges." The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committ  more

Sen. Paul Introduces Bill on Employee Cost Savings Suggestions Programs
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has introduced legislation (S. 2618) to strengthen employee cost savings suggestions programs within the Federal Government. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate *** Committee. The legislation was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more inform  more

Sen. Whitehouse Introduces Bill on Travel Disclosure Filings From Judicial Officers
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. has introduced legislation (S. 2632) to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require more detailed travel disclosure filings from judicial officers. The bill was introduced on Oct. 17 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J.   more