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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday March 29, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Bera Introduces Bill to Authorize U.S. Participation in Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6334) to "authorize U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations." The bill was introduced on March 23 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Ami Bera, 1727 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5716; or in the district office at 8950 Cal Center Drive, Bldg. 3, Ste. 100,   more

Rep. Gaetz Introduces Bill to Restrict Use of Funds Made Available in Appropriations Acts
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6386) to "restrict the use of funds made available in appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2020 for the benefit of any U.S. or foreign person subject to the control of the People's Republic of China." The bill was introduced on March 25. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Matt Gaetz, 1721 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4136; or in the   more

Rep. Mucarsel-Powell Introduces Bill to Extend Recreation Privileges to Gold Star Lapel Button Recipients
WASHINGTON, March 28 -- Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6412) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to extend certain morale, welfare, and recreation privileges to recipients of the gold star lapel button." The bill was introduced on March 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Andrew Kim, D-N.J., and John H. Rutherford, R-Fla. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, 114 Cannon House Office Building, Was  more

Rep. Steube Introduces Bill to Seek Reimbursement From China of Funds Made Available by U.S. to Address Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, March 28 -- Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6405) to "direct the President, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, to develop and carry out a strategy to seek reimbursement from the People's Republic of China of funds made available by the U.S. Government to address the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)." The bill was introduced on March 26. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Greg Steube, 521   more

Rep. Waltz Introduces Bill on Foreign Military Training Programs Operated by DOD Within U.S.
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6392) 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 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Judiciary and Armed Services committees. For more information, Rep. Michael Waltz, 216 Cannon House Office Building, Washing  more

Rep. Waltz Introduces Bill to Establish Postmarket Reporting Requirements for Pharmaceuticals
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6393) to "require the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the reliance by the Department of Defense on imports of certain pharmaceutical products made in part or in whole in certain countries, to establish postmarket reporting requirements for pharmaceuticals." The bill was introduced on March 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass. It was jointly referred to the House Ways an  more

Rep. Yoho Introduces Bill to Include Personal Protective Equipment in Strategic National Stockpile
WASHINGTON, March 28 -- Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6406) to "require personal protective equipment to be included in the strategic national stockpile, and to require the Federal Government to procure such equipment from U.S. sources." The bill was introduced on March 26 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Reform and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. For more informatio  more

Sen. Scott Introduces Bill to Include Personal Protective Equipment in Strategic National Stockpile
WASHINGTON, March 26 -- Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 3573) to "require personal protective equipment to be included in the strategic national stockpile, and to require the Federal Government to procure such equipment from U.S. sources." The bill was introduced on March 24. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Rick Scott, 716 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5274; or in the  more