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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday February 09, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Bill to Amend National Flood Insurance Act of 1968
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5776) to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 "to ensure community accountability for areas repetitively damaged by floods." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and was co-sponsored by Reps. David Kustoff, R-Tenn., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., and Ben McAdams, D-Utah. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, 1111 Longworth House Office Building, Washi  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill on Law Enforcement Grant Program
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5778) to "provide that any State or local law enforcement agency that has in effect a cooling-off period is ineligible to receive Federal funds pursuant to a Department of Justice law enforcement grant program." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. William Clay Jr., D-Mo., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Bobby L. Rush, D-Il  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill on Law Enforcement Officers
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5779) to "provide that in the case of a law enforcement officer who uses deadly force against a person, and thereby causes the death of that person, a hearing shall be conducted before a judge to determine whether there is probable cause for the State to bring criminal charges against the law enforcement officer relating to the death of the person." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-s  more

Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill on Penalty for Assault Committed by Law Enforcement Officers
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (***) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to provide a penalty for assault or homicide committed by certain State or local law enforcement officers." The bill was introduced on Feb. 6 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. William Clay Jr., D-Mo., Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., James E. Clyburn, D-S.C.  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. Perlmutter Introduces Bill on Clarification Regarding Common Name for Bison
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 -- Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5818) to "provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act." The bill was introduced on Feb. 7 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, 1226 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2645; or  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Rebuild Crumbling Infrastructure, Transportation Systems
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 -- Rep. David Scott, D-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5748) to "rebuild the Nation's crumbling infrastructure, transportation systems, technology and computer networks, and energy distribution systems, by strongly and urgently encouraging the immediate recruitment, employment, and on-the-job earn as you learn training of young African Americans who throughout history experience higher unemployment rates than any other race, which is a national crisis." The bill was int  more