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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday November 10, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Adams Introduces Bill to Designate Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4981) to "designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2505 Derita Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office." The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., George Holding, R-N.C., Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., David E. Price, D-N.C., Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., Mark Walker, R-N.  more

Rep. Engel Introduces Bill to Improve Obstetric Care, Maternal Health Outcomes
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4995) to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve obstetric care and maternal health outcomes. The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, 2426 Rayburn House Of  more

Rep. Lucas Introduces Bill to Support STEM Education, Workforce Development Research
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4979) to "direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support STEM education and workforce development research focused on rural areas." The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, Jim Baird, R-Ind., Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Kendra Horn, D-Okla., Randy Weber, R-Texas, Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, Ralph Norm  more

Rep. Lujan Introduces Bill to Revise FCC Sponsorship Identification Rules
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Ben Lujan, D-N.M., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5015) to "direct the Federal Communications Commission to revise its sponsorship identification rules so as to require the disclosure of the names of significant donors to persons paying for or furnishing broadcast matter or origination cablecasting matter that is political matter or matter involving the discussion of a controversial issue of public importance." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and has 39 co-sponsor  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill on Thrift Savings Fund
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5018) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to provide that sums in the Thrift Savings Fund may not be invested in securities that are listed on certain foreign exchanges." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, Scott Desjarlais, R-Tenn., John R. Curtis, R-Utah, David Rouzer, R-N.C., Mark Walker, R-N.C., Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Michael T  more

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Amend Natural Gas Act
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 2771) to amend the Natural Gas Act to protect consumers from excessive rates. The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Sen. Richard Blumenthal at 706 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2823; or in the state at 90 State House Square, 10th fl., Hartford  more

Sen. Tillis Introduces Bill on Disaster Assistance
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2796) to "expedite disaster assistance to States, insular areas, units of general local government, and Indian tribes under a community development block grant disaster recovery program." The bill was introduced on Nov. 6 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Thom Tillis, 113 Dirksen Senate Office Buil  more

Sen. Tillis Introduces Bill on Filing Application for Registration of Copyright Claim
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2824) to amend title 17, U.S. Code, "to require the Register of Copyrights to waive fees for filing an application for registration of a copyright claim in certain circumstances." The bill was introduced on Nov. 7 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Thom Tillis, 113 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202  more