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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 14 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. Fudge Introduces Bill on Leasing of Space for Preventive Health Fitness Programs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5090) to "require the Administrator of General Services to issue regulations allowing the leasing of certain space for preventive health fitness programs." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14. It was jointly referred to the House Veterans' Affairs and Transportation committees. For more information, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, 2344 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515; 202/225-7032; or in the distri  more

Rep. Gonzalez Introduces Bill to Increase Transparency With Respect to World Bank Lending For China
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5051) to "increase transparency and accountability with respect to World Bank lending for China." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, 1023 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3876; or in the district offices at 4150 Belden Village St., Ste. 607, Canton, OH 44718; 13477 Prospect R  more

Rep. Gottheimer Introduces Bill on U.S.-Israel Unmanned Aerial Systems Cooperation
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5063) to "provide for increased authorities relating to U.S.-Israel unmanned aerial systems cooperation." The bill was introduced on Nov. 13 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio. It was jointly referred to the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees. For more information, Rep. Josh Gottheimer, 213 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4465; or in the district  more

Rep. Lofgren Introduces Bill on Terms for Non-Immigrant Workers Performing Agricultural Labor
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5038) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act "to provide for terms and conditions for non-immigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and has 49 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Linda T. Sanchez, D-Calif., Doug LaMalfa, R-Ca  more

Rep. Pappas Introduces Bill on HHS Rule on Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5036) to "prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and has 100 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., Sean Casten, D-Ill., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.  more

Rep. Velazquez Introduces Bill on Re-entry Entrepreneurship Counseling, Training Services
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5078) to amend the Small Business Act "to provide re-entry entrepreneurship counseling and training services for incarcerated individuals." The bill was introduced on Nov. 13 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Small Business Committee. For more information, Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, 2302 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2361; or in the  more

Sen. Coons Introduces Bill on Reemployment Services, Eligibility Assessments
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced legislation (S. 2872) to amend title III of the Social Security Act "to extend reemployment services and eligibility assessments to all claimants for unemployment benefits." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Christopher Coons, 218 Russell Senate Office Bu  more

Sen. Durbin Introduces Bill to Prohibit Smoking on Premises of Veterans Health Administration Facilities
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (S. 2865) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to prohibit smoking on the premises of any facility of the Veterans Health Administration." The bill was introduced on Nov. 14 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., Jeff M  more

Sen. Feinstein Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act of 1994
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 2843) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. The bill was introduced on Nov. 13 and has 46 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Elizabeth War  more

Sen. Isakson Introduces Bill on Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (S. 2846) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to provide for the continuing requirement of Medicaid coverage of non-emergency transportation to medically necessary items and services." The bill was introduced on Nov. 13 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Johnny Isakson, 131 Russell Senate Office Building, Washingto  more

Sen. Merkley Introduces Bill on Consumer Credit Protections
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (S. 2833) to amend the Truth in Lending Act "to extend the consumer credit protections provided to members of the Armed Forces and their dependents under title 10, U.S. Code, to all consumers." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. For more inform  more

Sen. Murray Introduces Bill on HHS Final Rule to Protect Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (S. 2836) to "prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority." The bill was introduced on Nov. 12 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Mazie K. Hiron  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