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Bill Introductions Involving Kansas Newsletter for Sunday February 16, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Rep. Davids Introduces Bill to Require Inclusion of List Prices of Drugs in Advertisements
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5894) to "direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be included in advertisements for such drugs." The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., and Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Sharice Davids, 1541 Longworth House Office   more

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill to Restrict Availability of Funds to Organizations Associated With Abortion Industry
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5831) to "restrict the availability of Federal funds to organizations associated with the abortion industry." The bill was introduced on Feb. 10 and has 26 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Jim Banks, R-Ind., Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., Michael Guest, R-Miss., Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Bill Flores, R-Texas, Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, Doug La  more

Rep. Mast Introduces Bill to Establish Separation Oath for Armed Forces Members
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- Rep. Brian J. Mast, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5872) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to establish a separation oath for members of the Armed Forces who are separating from military service." The bill was introduced on Feb. 12 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Andy Barr, R-Ky., Mike Thompson, D-Calif., Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Don Young, R-Alaska, Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and Roger W. Marshall, R-  more

Rep. Neal Introduces Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 -- Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., has introduced the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act (H.R. 5826) to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and title XI of the Social Security Act "to prevent certain cases of out-of- network surprise medical bills, strengthen health care consumer protections, and improve health care information transparency." The bill w  more

Rep. Schrader Introduces Bill to Provide Option Under Medicaid to Pay for Covered Outpatient Drugs
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5882) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to provide States with the option under the Medicaid program to pay for covered outpatient drugs through risk-sharing value-based agreements." The bill was introduced on Feb. 12 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., Jason Crow, D-Colo., Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., Ami Bera, D-Calif., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and David Schweiker  more

Sen. Lee Introduces Bill to Restrict Availability of Funds to Organizations Associated With Abortion Industry
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 -- Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has introduced legislation (S. 3259) to "restrict the availability of Federal funds to organizations associated with the abortion industry." The bill was introduced on Feb. 10 and has 22 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Steve Daines, R-Mont., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Mike Braun, R-Ind., Rick Scott, R-Fla., Tim Scott, R-S  more

Sen. McConnell Introduces Bill to Protect Pain-Capable Unborn Children
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 -- Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has introduced legislation (S. 3275) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children. The bill was introduced on Feb. 11 and has 47 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., James Risch, R-Idaho, James Lankford, R-Okla., Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Thom Tillis, R-N.C., John Hoeven, R-N.D., John Kennedy, R-La., Mike Crapo, R  more

Sen. Roberts Introduces Bill to Expand Tax Credit Education, Training
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3291) to amend the Small Business Act "to expand tax credit education and training for small businesses that engage in research and development." The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del. It was referred to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. For more information, Sen. Pat Roberts, 109 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510-1605; 202/  more

Sen. Toomey Introduces Bill on Investment Property Tax Deductions
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., has introduced legislation (S. 3296) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to permanently allow a tax deduction at the time an investment in qualified property is made." The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. David Perdue, R-Ga., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., James Risch, R-Idaho, Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Cory  more