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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday November 10, 2019 ( 16 items )  

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Implementation of Family First Prevention Services Act
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4980) to "assist States, tribes, territories, counties, and cities in implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act." The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, Judy Chu, D-Calif., Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., Ron Estes, R-Kan., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Li  more

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Bill to Permit Employees to Request Changes to Work Schedules
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5004) to "permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation and to ensure that employers consider these requests, and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices that negatively affect employees." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and has 40 co-sp  more

Rep. Doyle Introduces Bill to Establish Electromagnetic Spectrum Sharing Prototyping Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5000) to amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act "to provide for the establishment of an electromagnetic spectrum sharing prototyping program and an integrated spectrum automation enterprise strategy." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information  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. 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

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bill to Name Clinic as Nunziato VA Clinic
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5023) to "name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Youngstown, Ohio, as the Carl Nunziato VA Clinic." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, Michael R. Turner, R-Ohi  more

Rep. Sherrill Introduces Bill to Promote Security, Modernization of Voting Systems
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4990) to "direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation to carry out research and other activities to promote the security and modernization of voting systems." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, and Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla. It was jointly referred to the House Science, Space, and  more

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill to Amend Title 38 of U.S. Code
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 -- Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5028) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to codify the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assign a disability rating of total to a veteran by reason of unemployability." The bill was introduced on Nov. 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps.Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C. The legislation was referred to   more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Federal Housing Assistance
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2803) to "provide Federal housing assistance on behalf of youths who are aging out of foster care." The bill was introduced on Nov. 6 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; or in the state at 200 N. High St., Ste. 6  more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill on Treatment of Clinical Psychologists as Physicians
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2772) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brow  more

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill to Establish U.S. African-American Burial Grounds Network
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2827) to amend title 54, U.S. Code, "to establish within the National Park Service the U.S. African- American Burial Grounds Network." The bill was introduced on Nov. 7 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Sen. Sherrod Brown, 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510, 202/224-2315; or in the st  more

Sen. Harris Introduces Bill to Establish Family Friendly School Policies
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 2784) to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 "to provide grants to local educational agencies to establish Family Friendly School policies at 500 elementary schools that align the school day with the work day to better support working families and to disseminate the learnings from these model schools so that other local educational agency's may adopt these practices, and to establish a supp  more

Sen. Manchin Introduces Bill on 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has introduced legislation (S. 2788) to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 "to transfer certain funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan." The bill was introduced on Nov. 6 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Tim Kaine, D-Va., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Richard J. Dur  more

Sen. Portman Introduces Bill to Improve Quality of Care Furnished by Hospice Programs Under Medicare
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (S. 2807) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to improve the quality of care furnished by hospice programs under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on Nov. 7 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md. It was referred to the Senate Finance 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. Bro  more

Sen. Van Hollen Introduces Bill to Impose Surtax on High Income Individuals
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 -- Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 2809) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a surtax on high income individuals. The bill was introduced on Nov. 7 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, 110 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4654; or in the state at 111 Rockville Pike, Ste. 960, Rockville, MD 20850;   more