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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday November 03, 2019 ( 19 items )  

Rep. Craig Introduces Bill on Hours of Service Requirements for Agricultural Operations
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4919) to amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to amend certain hours of service requirements for agricultural operations. The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., John Garamendi, D-Calif., Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, and Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. For more information, R  more

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Low Income Housing Tax Credit
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4865) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to qualify homeless youth and veterans who are full-time students for purposes of the low income housing tax credit." The bill was introduced on Oct. 28 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Danny K. Davis, 2159 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 20  more

Rep. Estes Introduces Bill to Prohibit Discrimination by Abortion
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 -- Rep. Ron Estes, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4903) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome." The bill was introduced on Oct. 29 and has 32 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ralph Abraham, R-La., Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., Rick Allen, R-Ga., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Jim Banks, R-Ind., Kevin P. Brady, R-Texas, Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Greg Gianforte, R-M  more

Rep. Gonzalez Introduces Bill to Designate Dryden Post Office
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4875) to "designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service located at 2201 E. Maple Street in North Canton, Ohio, as the Lance Cpl. Stacy 'Annie' Dryden Post Office." The bill was introduced on Oct. 28 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, David Joyce, R-Ohio, Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio, Steve Chabot, R-Ohio,  more

Rep. Hern Introduces Bill to Provide for Cost Estimates of Major Legislation
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4959) to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for cost estimates of major legislation. The bill was introduced on Oct. 31 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Chip Roy, R-Texas, Dan Meuser, R-Pa., Mike Johnson, R-La., Lance Gooden, R-Texas, Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., Steve Wom  more

Rep. Hill Introduces Bill on Decline in Business Formation Rate in U.S.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- Rep. J. French Hill, R-Ark., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4960) to "require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis relating to the decline in the business formation rate in the U.S." The bill was introduced on Oct. 31 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., David Schweikert, R-Ariz., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Marc Veasey, D-Texas, and Steve Chabot, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more infor  more

Rep. Huffman Introduces Bill to Limit Financial Support for International Energy Projects
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4961) to limit financial support for certain international energy projects. The bill was introduced on Oct. 31 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif. It was jointly referred to the House Appropriations, Financial Services and Foreign Affairs committees. For more information, Rep. Jared Huffman, 1527 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-  more

Rep. Levin Introduces Bill on Safe Firearm Storage Devices
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4926) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow for a credit against tax for sales at retail of safe firearm storage devices." The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Kim Schrier, D-Wash., and Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Mike Levin  more

Rep. Lofgren Introduces Bill on Nonimmigrant Workers Performing Agricultural Labor
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4916) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act "to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services." The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and has 44 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, Linda T. Sanchez, D-Calif., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Doug LaMalfa, R-Cal  more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bill to Support Nationwide Success of Business Incubators
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4931) to "establish a competitive grant program within the Department of Commerce to support nationwide growth and success of business incubators." The bill was introduced on Oct. 30. It was jointly referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Financial Services committees. For more information, Rep. Tim Ryan, 1126 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5261; or in the district   more

Rep. Serrano Introduces Bill on Admission of Puerto Rico as State of Union
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 -- Rep. Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4901) to enable the admission of Puerto Rico as a State of the Union. The bill was introduced on Oct. 29 and has 44 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Don Young, R-Alaska, Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Darren Soto, D-Fla., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., Michael Waltz, R-Fla., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Pete King, R-N.Y., Donna Shalala, D-Fla., Don   more

Rep. Steil Introduces Bill on Extension of Exemptions, Reduced Disclosure Requirements
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4918) to "provide for a five year extension of certain exemptions and reduced disclosure requirements for companies that were emerging growth companies and would continue to be emerging growth companies but for the five-year restriction on emerging growth companies." The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and was co-sponsored by Reps. J. French Hill, R-Ark., Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, Lance Gooden, R-Texas, and Trey Hollin  more

Rep. Steube Introduces Bill to Improve Communication by FBI, State Law Enforcement Agencies
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4889) to "improve communication between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and State law enforcement agencies." The bill was introduced on Oct. 28 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio, Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Ted Yoho, R-Fla. , and Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. The legislation was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more   more

Rep. Thompson Introduces Bill to Expand Access to Telehealth Services
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4932) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services. The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Mike Thompson, 406 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 20  more

Rep. Walorski Introduces Bill to Protect Dignity of Fetal Remains
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4934) to protect the dignity of fetal remains. The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and has 36 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., Greg Pence, R-Ind., Jody Hice, R-Ga., Ralph Abraham, R-La., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., Trey Hollingsworth, R-Ind., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., Mark Meadows, R-  more

Rep. Waters Introduces U.S. Export Finance Agency Act
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has introduced the U.S. Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863) to "promote the competitiveness of the U.S., to reform and reauthorize the U.S. Export Finance Agency." The bill was introduced on Oct. 28 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Denny Heck, D-Wash., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Brad Sherman, D-Calif., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., David Scott, D-Ga., William Clay Jr., D-Mo., Al Green, D-Tex  more

Rep. Wilson Introduces Bill on U.S. Assistance for Humanitarian Programs
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4868) to "certify that U.S. assistance to the United Nations for humanitarian programs in the Syrian Arab Republic is not misdirected." The bill was introduced on Oct. 28 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Daniel Kildee, D-Mich., Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, and Steve Chabot, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Joe Wilson, 1436 Longworth House Office Building, Washin  more

Rep. Wright Introduces Bill on Chemical Abortions
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 4935) to "prohibit chemical abortions performed without the presence of a healthcare provider." The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. John Joyce, R-Pa., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Randy Weber, R-Texas, Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., John H. Rutherford, R-Fla., Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Jody Hice, R-Ga., Jim Banks, R-Ind., Andy Harris,   more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Supplemental Security Income Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2753) to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program. The bill was introduced on Oct. 30 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., and  more