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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Saturday February 29, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Rep. Bilirakis Introduces Bill on Eligibility for Concurrent Receipt of Veterans' Disability Compensation
WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 -- Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5995) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to expand eligibility to certain military retirees for concurrent receipt of veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation." The bill was introduced on Feb. 27 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif. It was jointly referred to the House Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs committees. For more information, Rep. Gus Biliraki  more

Rep. Posey Introduces Safe Medicine Act
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 -- Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., has introduced the Safe Medicine Act (H.R. 5982) to "direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study American dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals and to empower the Food and Drug Administration to issue boxed warnings in the case of critical contamination." The bill was introduced on Feb. 26 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The full text of the bill is availabl  more