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Bill Introductions Involving Kansas Newsletter for Sunday March 15, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Davids Introduces Bill to Improve Data Collection on Maternal Mortality
WASHINGTON, March 12 -- Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6165) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to improve data collection with respect to maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity." The bill was introduced on March 10 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., William Clay Jr., D-Mo., Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Al Lawson, D-Fla., Aya  more

Rep. Engel Introduces Bill to Preserve Patient Access to Home Infusion Therapy
WASHINGTON, March 14 -- Rep. Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6218) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to clarify congressional intent and preserve patient access to home infusion therapy under the Medicare program." The bill was introduced on March 12 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Fred Upton, R-Mich., Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., and Robin Kelly, D-Ill. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce  more

Rep. Panetta Introduces Bill to Modify Rules Relating to 403(b) Plans
WASHINGTON, March 14 -- Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6257) to modify rules relating to 403(b) plans. The bill was introduced on March 12 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Ron Estes, R-Kan., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Darin LaHood, R-Ill., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Andy Barr, R-Ky. It was jointly referred to the House Financial Services and Ways and Means committees. For more information, Rep. Jimmy Panetta, 212 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/2  more

Sen. Moran Introduces Bill on Programs of Education Converted to Distance Learning
WASHINGTON, March 13 -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3450) to "authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions." The bill was introduced on March 11 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn  more

Sen. Moran Introduces Bill to Protect Privacy of Consumers
WASHINGTON, March 14 -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3456) to protect the privacy of consumers. The bill was introduced on March 12. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more information, Sen. Jerry Moran, 521 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6521; or in the state at 1880 Kimball Ave., Ste. 270, Manhattan, KS 66502; 785/539-8973; 1200 Main St., Ste. 402, Hays, KS 67601; 785/628-6401; 306 N. B  more