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Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday March 22, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Provide Assistance to Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 3554) to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by Coronavirus. The bill was introduced on March 20 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Jacky Rosen, D-Nev. The legislation was referred to the Senate Small Bu  more

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Provide Grants to Small Business Concerns Affected by Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, March 20 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 3518) to "provide grants to small business concerns, private nonprofit organizations, and small agricultural cooperatives affected by Coronavirus." The bill was introduced on March 18 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. It was referred to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. For more information, Sen. Benjamin Cardin, 509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 2  more

Sen. Coons Introduces Bill on Microloan Program
WASHINGTON, March 20 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced legislation (S. 3519) to "authorize the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to subsidize payments on loans guaranteed under the 7(a) and 504 loan programs or made using funds under the microloan program." The bill was introduced on March 18 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Jea  more

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Establish Contingency Plans for Elections for Federal Office
WASHINGTON, March 20 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 3529) to "require States to establish contingency plans for the conduct of elections for Federal office in response to national disasters and emergencies." The bill was introduced on March 18 and has 25 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Co  more

Sen. Moran Introduces Bill on Programs of Education Converted to Distance Learning
WASHINGTON, March 18 -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3503) 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 16 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.,   more

Sen. Murray Introduces Bill to Provide Paid Sick Time to Address Health Needs
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (S. 3513) to "provide Americans with paid sick time and paid leave so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families." The bill was introduced on March 17 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Kam  more

Sen. Thune Introduces Bill to Extend Due Date for Return, Payment of Federal Income Taxes
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., has introduced legislation (S. 3535) to "extend the due date for the return and payment of Federal income taxes to July 15, 2020, for taxable year 2019." The bill was introduced on March 19 and has 28 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Angus S. King Jr., I-Maine, Richard Burr, R-N.C., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Mike  more

Sen. Wyden Introduces Bill to Provide Advance Tax Refunds to Small Businesses
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (S. 3549) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide advance tax refunds to small businesses." The bill was introduced on March 20 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Ron Wyden, 221 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5244; or in the state at 707 13th St. S.E., Ste. 285, Salem, OR 97301; 503/  more