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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Rep. Baird Introduces Bill on VA Medical Facilities
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Jim Baird, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4817) to "direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that certain Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities have physical locations for the disposal of controlled substances medications." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and has 38 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Greg Steube, R-Fla., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa., Paul Cook, R-Calif., John Moolenaar, R-Mich., Jim Banks, R-Ind  more

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Responsible Dispensing of Controlled Substances
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4810) to "facilitate responsible, informed dispensing of controlled substances and other prescribed medications." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., John Shimkus, R-Ill., and Robert Latta, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Rodney Davis, 1740 Longworth House Office Building, Was  more

Rep. Doyle Introduces Bill on Auction of C-Band Spectrum
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- Rep. Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4855) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for an auction of C-Band spectrum. The bill was introduced on Oct. 24 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., and Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Michael F. Doyle, 306 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2135; or   more

Rep. Fudge Introduces Bill on Maintaining Access to Drinking Water
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4832) to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act "to establish pilot programs to assist low-income households in maintaining access to sanitation services and drinking water." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y. It was jointly referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means commi  more

Rep. Latta Introduces Bill to Authorize Debarment of Certain Registrants
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4806) to amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the debarment of certain registrants. The bill was introduced on Oct. 23. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Robert Latta, 2467 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6405; or in the district offices at 1045 N. Main St., Ste. 6, Bowling Green, OH 43402; 419/35  more

Rep. Matsui Introduces Bill on Controlled Substances
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4814) to improve reporting of the distribution of controlled substances. The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Doris O. Matsui, 2311 Rayburn Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-7163; or in the district office at 501 I St., Ste. 12-600, Sacramento,   more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Healthy Start Program
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4801) to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start program. The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Tim Ryan, 1126 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5261; or in the distric  more

Sen. Booker Introduces Bill to Promote Economic Security
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 2678) to "promote economic security and workplace accountability for the workers of air carriers, and their subcontractors." The bill was introduced on Oct. 23 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Cory Booker, 717 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202/224-3224; or in the st  more

Sen. Durbin Introduces Bill on Lower Prescription Drug Prices Under Medicare
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (S. 2650) to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare program. The bill was introduced on Oct. 21 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, 711 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2152; o  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill on Fentanyl-Related Substances
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2701) to amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances. The bill was introduced on Oct. 24 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Rob Portman, 448 Russell Senate Office Building,Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3353; or in the state at 37 W. Broad St., Ste. 300, Columbu  more