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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 9 items )  

Rep. Cheney Introduces Bill to Terminate Certain Waivers of Sanctions With Respect to Iran
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5086) to "terminate certain waivers of sanctions with respect to Iran issued in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Pete King, R-N.Y., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., Rick Crawford, R-Ark., Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz., Joe Wilson, R-S.C., Mic  more

Rep. Clyburn Introduces Bill to Reform Rules Related to Qualified Opportunity Zones
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5042) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform rules related to qualified opportunity zones. The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., and William Clay Jr., D-Mo. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. James E. Clyburn, 200 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3315; or in the district o  more

Rep. Luetkemeyer Introduces Bill to Delist Certain Endangered, Threatened Species
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5095) to "require the Secretary of the Interior to delist certain endangered species and threatened species." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and was co-sponsored by Reps. David Kustoff, R-Tenn., Adrian Smith, R-Neb., David Rouzer, R-N.C., and Don Young, R-Alaska. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, 2230 Rayburn House Office Building, W  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Transition Military Veterans Into Careers in Education
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5067) to transition military veterans into new careers in education. The bill was introduced on Nov. 13. It was jointly referred to the House Armed Services, Education and Labor, Judiciary and Veterans' Affairs committees. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6401; or in the district office at 200 N. Grove St., Ste. 90, Hendersonville, NC 2879  more

Rep. Murphy Introduces Bill to Designate Jones Post Office
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5037) to "designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service located at 3703 North Main Street in Farmville, North Carolina, as the Walter B. Jones, Jr. Post Office." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., George Holding, R-N.C., David E. Price, D-N.C., Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., Mark Walker, R-N.C., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Richard Hudson, R-N.  more

Rep. Schweikert Introduces Bill on Public Debt
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5083) to "provide that, in the event that the Secretary of the Treasury estimates that the debt ceiling will be reached, the Secretary is required to issue GDP-linked bonds to pay the principal and interest on the public debt and the President is authorized to request the rescission of certain unobligated balances and sell certain mortgage-related assets." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and was co-sponso  more

Sen. Lankford Introduces Bill to Repeal Changes to Exception to Prohibition on Physician Referrals for Hospitals
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (S. 2860) to "repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Todd Young, R-Ind., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., John Cornyn, R-Texas, John Boozman, R-Ark., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Mike Bra  more

Sen. Sinema Introduces Bill on Information Sharing Regarding Veterans Assistance, Benefits
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (S. 2864) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on information sharing between the Department of Veterans Affairs and designated relatives and friends of veterans regarding the assistance and benefits available to the veterans." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. It was re  more

Sen. Tillis Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 2877) to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Robert Menendez, D-N.J., David Perdue, R-Ga., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Tim Scott  more