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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Saturday March 07, 2020 ( 10 items )  

Rep. Crist Introduces Bill to Include Coast Guard in DOD Military Retirement Fund
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6072) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to include the Coast Guard in the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund." The bill was introduced on March 4 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Charlie Crist, 215 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5961; or in the district offices at 696 1s  more

Rep. Deutch Introduces Bill on Credit for Legal Expenses Paid on Establishing Guardianship
WASHINGTON, March 3 -- Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6048) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide a credit to individuals for legal expenses paid with respect to establishing guardianship of a family member with disabilities." The bill was introduced on March 2. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Deutch, 2447 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3001; or in the district office  more

Rep. Dunn Introduces Bill to Establish Clinical Pathway for Prostate Cancer
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6092) to "direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national clinical pathway for prostate cancer, access to life-saving extending precision clinical trials and research." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Neal P. Dunn, 316 Cannon House Office Building, Washingto  more

Rep. Dunn Introduces Bill to Extend VA Secretary Authority to Continue to Pay Educational Assistance
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6093) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to continue to pay educational assistance or subsistence allowances to eligible persons when educational institutions are closed." The bill was introduced on March 5. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Neal P. Dunn, 316 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20  more

Rep. Hill Introduces Bill to Report Financial Institutions' Involvement With Iran
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. J. French Hill, R-Ark., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6081) to "require the President to report on financial institutions' involvement with officials of the Iranian Government." The bill was introduced on March 4 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee. For more information, Rep. J. French Hill, 1533 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2506; or in the district offices at 1  more

Rep. McNerney Introduces Bill to Improve Oversight of Wireless, Broadcast Emergency Alert Systems
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6096) to "improve oversight by the Federal Communications Commission of the wireless and broadcast emergency alert systems." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Pete Olson, R-Texas, and Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. For more information, Rep. Jerry McNerney  more

Rep. Steube Introduces Bill to Allow Transfer of Silencer
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6126) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow the transfer of a silencer after the end of the 90-day period beginning with the application for such transfer." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., and Steve Watkins, R-Kan. It was jointly referred to the House Ways and Means and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Gr  more

Rep. Yoho Introduces Bill to Create Non-Immigrant Work Visa Program for Agricultural Workers
WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6083) to "create a non-immigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system." The bill was introduced on March 4 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa., Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Andy Barr, R-Ky., Ted Budd, R-N.C., Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., M  more

Sen. Rubio Introduces Bill on Authority to Reimburse Local Governments for Interest Expenses
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 3407) to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act "to provide for the authority to reimburse local governments for interest expenses." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Marco Rubio, 284 Russell Senate Office Building, Washing  more

Sen. Scott Introduces Bill on Foreign Military Training Programs
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 3409) to "modify the conditions and terms of all foreign military training programs operated within the U.S. by the Department of Defense and the Department of State." The bill was introduced on March 5 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Rick Scott, 716 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5274; or in t  more