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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Cole Introduces Bill on Secure Storage of Licensed Firearm
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4825) to amend title 28, U.S. Code, "to provide for the secure storage of a licensed firearm possessed by a Federal judge." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., Kevin Hern, R-Okla., Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., John R. Carter, R-Texas, and Richard Hudson, R-N.C. It was jointly referred to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Reform committees. For more informat  more

Rep. McHenry Introduces Bill to Promote Innovation in Financial Services
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4767) to promote innovation in financial services. The bill was introduced on Oct. 21. It was jointly referred to the House Financial Services and Agriculture committees. For more information, Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, 2004 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2576; or in the district offices at 128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC 28052; 704/833-0096; 1990 Main Ave. S.E., Hickory, NC 2860  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill on Placement of Foster Child in Cottage Home
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4839) to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act "to require States to provide for the placement of a foster child in a cottage home, and to make a child so placed eligible for foster care maintenance payments." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 2  more

Rep. Norman Introduces Bill to Review Appointees in Veterans Health Administration
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4858) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a contract or other agreement with a third party to review appointees in the Veterans Health Administration who had a license terminated for cause by a State licensing board for care or services rendered at a non- Veterans Health Administration facility and to provide individuals treated by such an appointee with notice if it is determined that an e  more

Sen. Burr Introduces Bill to Improve Child Safety
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2683) to "establish a task force to assist States in implementing hiring requirements for child care staff members to improve child safety." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard Burr, 217 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-  more

Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill to Reduce Mass Violence
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 2690) to "reduce mass violence, strengthen mental health collaboration in communities, improve school safety." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Tim Scott, R-S.C. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. John Cornyn, 517 Hart Senate Office Building  more