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Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday March 08, 2020 ( 10 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Establish Task Force on Pilot Manual Reform
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6063) to "direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to establish a task force on pilot manual reform." The bill was introduced on March 3 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jesus Garcia, D-Ill., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Sharice Davids, D-Kan., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. For more information, Rep. Anthony G.  more

Rep. Connolly Introduces Bill to Improve Federal Agency Teleworking Programs
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6108) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to improve Federal agency teleworking programs." The bill was introduced on March 5. It was referred to the House Oversight and Reform Committee. For more information, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, 2238 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-1492; or in the district offices at 4115 Annandale Road, Ste. 103, Annandale, VA 22003; 703/256-3071; 2241-D Tacket  more

Rep. Panetta Introduces Bill on Armed Forces Deployed to U.S. Africa Command Area of Responsibility
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6089) to "limit the use of funds to be used to reduce the total number of U.S. Armed Forces deployed to the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility." The bill was introduced on March 4 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Jason Crow, D-Colo., and Anthony G. Brown, D-Md. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Jimmy Panetta, 212 Cannon House Office   more

Rep. Pappas Introduces Bill to Provide Child Care to Individuals Receiving Services at American Job Centers
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6069) to "establish a competitive program to make grants to States to provide child care to individuals receiving services at American Job Centers." The bill was introduced on March 3 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., Joseph D. Morelle, D-N.Y., Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., Ron Kind, D-Wis., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Adam Smith, D-Wash., Julia Brownley, D-Ca  more

Rep. Pocan Introduces Bill to Require Fair Pay for Workers
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6120) to "require fair pay for workers employed by companies who provide meat, meat food products, poultry, poultry food products, and processed food to the Federal Government." The bill was introduced on March 5 and has 28 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, Jesus Garcia, D-Ill., Debra Haala  more

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Prohibit Amtrak From Including Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Contracts of Carriage
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 3400) to amend title 49, U.S. Code, "to prohibit Amtrak from including mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts of carriage." The bill was introduced on March 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Gary Peters, D-Mich., Bernie Sanders, I-V  more

Sen. Cortez Masto Introduces Bill to Increase Gender, Racial, Ethnic Diversity
WASHINGTON, March 3 -- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., has introduced legislation (S. 3367) to "require the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a Diversity Advisory Group to study and make recommendations on strategies to increase gender, racial, and ethnic diversity among the members of the board of directors of issuers, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures to shareholders with respect to gender, racial, and ethnic diversity." The  more

Sen. Duckworth Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (S. 3406) to reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., and Susan M. Collins, R-Maine. It was referred to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. For more information, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, 524 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2854; or in   more

Sen. Markey Introduces Bill to Build Safe Options for Bicycles, Walkers
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 3391) to "direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out an active transportation investment program to make grants to eligible applicants to build safe and connected options for bicycles and walkers within and between communities." The bill was introduced on March 4 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. It  more

Sen. Murray Introduces Bill to Allow Earning of Paid Sick Time to Address Health Needs
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (S. 3415) to "allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. F  more