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

Rep. Gallego Introduces Bill on Deployment of Affordable Broadband Service on Tribal Land
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 -- Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5850) to "expedite and streamline the deployment of affordable broadband service on Tribal land." The bill was introduced on Feb. 11 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Debra Haaland, D-N.M., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., Ben Lujan, D-N.M., and Ed Case, D-Hawaii The legislation was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Agric  more

Rep. Hartzler Introduces Bill on Student Loan Interest Deduction Limitation
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5863) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow married couples to apply the student loan interest deduction limitation separately to each spouse." The bill was introduced on Feb. 12 and has 25 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. John Garamendi, D-Calif., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Donald W. Norcross, D-N.J., Chris Stewart, R-Utah, Rick Larsen, D-Wash., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Joe Courtney, D-Conn., Jason Sm  more

Rep. Kim Introduces Bill to Standardize Payment of Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Rep. Andrew Kim, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5887) to amend title 37, U.S. Code, "to standardize payment of hazardous duty incentive pay for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces." The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, and Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. And  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. Enzi Introduces Bill to Modify Governmentwide Financial Management Plan
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 -- Sen. Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (S. 3287) to modify the governmentwide financial management plan. The bill was introduced on Feb. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Ron Johnson, R-Wis., David Perdue, R-Ga., and James Lankford, R-Okla. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Michael B. Enzi, 379-A Senate Russell Office Building, Wash  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. Tillis Introduces Bill to Modify Eligibility Requirements for Hazard Mitigation Assistance Programs
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 3285) to "modify eligibility requirements for certain hazard mitigation assistance programs." The bill was introduced on Feb. 12 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Doug Jones, D-Ala., Richard Burr, R-N.C., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Ted Cruz, R-Texas, James Lankford, R-Okla., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D. The legislation was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For mor  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