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Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday February 09, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill to Establish Procedure for Remand of Civil Action
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5801) to amend title 28, U.S. Code, "to establish a procedure for remand of a civil action that has been removed before service on a forum defendant." The bill was introduced on Feb. 7 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Matthew Cartwright, D-Pa., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Jan Schakowsk  more

Rep. Lowenthal Introduces Bill to Designate Portions of Red Rock Canyons as Wilderness
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5775) to "designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the U.S." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and has 58 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., J  more

Rep. Omar Introduces Bill to Defer Removal of Eritrean Nationals for 24-Month Period
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5767) to "defer the removal of certain Eritrean nationals for a 24-month period." The bill was introduced on Feb. 5 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Karen Bass, D-Calif., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., James McGovern, D-Mass., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., Betty McCollum, D-Minn., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Raul   more

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Amend Title IV of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 -- Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5819) to amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 "to require the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, in the case of airline pilots who are required by regulation to retire at age 60, to compute the actuarial value of monthly benefits in the form of a life annuity commencing at age 60." The bill was introduced on Feb. 7 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Marcy Kap  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Expand Endometrial Cancer Research, Education
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 -- Rep. David Scott, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5794) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to expand research and education with respect to endometrial cancer." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass  more

Sen. Warren Introduces Bill to Permit Employees to Require Changes to Work Schedules Without Fear
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 3256) to "permit employees to require 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 Feb. 5 and has 23 co-spo  more

Sen. Warren Introduces Bill to Repeal Authority Under National Labor Relations Act
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 3255) to "repeal the authority under the National Labor Relations Act for States to enact laws prohibiting agreements requiring membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment." The bill was introduced on Feb. 5 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Margaret Wood  more