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Bill Introductions Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday December 08, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Rep. Allred Introduces Bill on Election to Advance Future Child Tax Credits in Year of Birth, Adoption
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5296) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide an election to advance future child tax credits in the year of birth or adoption." The bill was introduced on Dec. 4 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., and Bryan Steil, R-Wis. The le  more

Rep. Beatty Introduces Bill to Establish Financial Agent Mentor-Protege Program
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5315) to amend the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 "to establish a Financial Agent Mentor-Protege Program within the Department of the Treasury." The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., Denny Heck, D-Wash., Al Green, D-Texas, and Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more informati  more

Rep. Clark Introduces Bill to Enable Registered Apprenticeship Programs to Better Serve Veterans
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5314) to enable registered apprenticeship programs to better serve veterans. The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Katherine M. Clark, 2448 Rayburn House Office Build  more

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Bill on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5349) to "prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program." The bill was introduced on Dec. 6 and has 99 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Jesus Garcia, D-Ill., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Ada  more

Rep. Fudge Introduces Bill Improve Direct Certification
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5283) to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve direct certification. The bill was introduced on Dec. 3. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, 2344 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515; 202/225-7032; or in the district offices at 4834 Richmond Road, Ste. 150, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128; 216/522-490  more

Rep. Meeks Introduces Bill to Establish Requirements Relating to Minority Depository Institutions
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5322) to "establish or modify requirements relating to minority depository institutions, community development financial institutions, and impact banks." The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Al Green, D-Texas, Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., David Scott, D-Ga., William Clay Jr., D-Mo., and Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio. The legislation was jointly referre  more

Rep. Morelle Introduces Bill to Allow for Residential Rental Property to be Depreciated Over 30-Year Period
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Joseph D. Morelle, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation ( 5313) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period." The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Joseph D. Morelle, 1317 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3615; or in the dis  more

Rep. Rice Introduces Bill to Amend Federal Water Pollution Control Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5341) to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act "with respect to citizen suits and the specification of disposal sites." The bill was introduced on Dec. 6 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., Jim Banks, R-Ind., Ken Calvert, R-Calif., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Bill Flores, R-Texas, Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Andy Harris, R-Md., Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., Trey Hollingsworth, R-Ind., Trent K  more

Rep. Richmond Introduces Bill to Prohibit Discrimination Based on Individual's Texture, Style of Hair
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5309) to "prohibit discrimination based on an individual's texture or style of hair." The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., William Clay Jr  more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bill to Amend Child Nutrition Act of 1966
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5308) to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act "to eliminate reduced price breakfasts and lunches and to require that the income guidelines for determining eligibility for free breakfasts and free lunches be 200 percent of the poverty-level." The bill was introduced on Dec. 5 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., Debbie Dingell,  more

Rep. Stewart Introduces Bill to Prohibit Discrimination on Basis of Gender Identity
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5331) to "prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity; and to protect the free exercise of religion." The bill was introduced on Dec. 6 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, John R. Curtis, R-Utah, Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, Fred Upton, R-Mich., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Mark Amodei, R-Nev., and David Joyce, R-Ohio. T  more

Rep. Stivers Introduces Bill to Expand Exclusion for Employer-Provided Educational Assistance
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -- Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5359) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to expand the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance and to expand the availability of the student loan interest deduction." The bill was introduced on Dec. 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., John Katko, R-N.Y., Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., and Kendra Horn, D-Okla. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more i  more

Sen. Schatz Introduces Bill to Establish Duties for Online Service Providers
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 -- Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, has introduced legislation (S. 2961) to "establish duties for online service providers with respect to end user data that such providers collect and use." The bill was introduced on Dec. 2 and has 15 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Cory   more