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Bill Introductions Involving Oklahoma Newsletter for Sunday March 22, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill to Waive Limitations on Expansion of Facility Capacity
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 3547) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to waive limitations on expansion of facility capacity under rural provider and hospital exception to ownership or investment prohibition during coronavirus 2020 emergency period." The bill was introduced on March 19 and was co-sponsored by Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, James Lankford, R-Okla., Mike Braun, R-Ind., and James M. Inhofe, R-Okla. It was referred to th  more

Sen. Lankford Introduces Bill to Extend Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (S. 3506) to "extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security." The bill was introduced on March 17. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. James Lankford, 316 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5754; or in the state at 1015 N. Broadway Ave., Ste. 310, Oklahoma City,   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