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Bill Introductions Involving Kansas Newsletter for Sunday March 29, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Davids Introduces Bill to Amend Small Business Investment Act of 1958
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6342) to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 "to provide additional assistance for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak." The bill was introduced on March 23. It was referred to the House Small Business Committee. For more information, Rep. Sharice Davids, 1541 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2865; or in the district offices at 7325 W. 79th St., Overlan  more

Rep. Doggett Introduces Bill on Special Enrollment Periods During Public Health Emergencies
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6317) to "provide for special enrollment periods during public health emergencies, coverage of services related to public health emergencies." The bill was introduced on March 23 and has 70 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Susan Wild, D-Pa., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Michael F. Doyle, D-Pa., Dwight Evans, D-Pa., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., B  more

Rep. Horn Introduces Bill to Ensure That Indian Health Service Facilities Receive Items From Strategic National Stockpile
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6352) to "ensure that facilities of the Indian Health Service, facilities operated by an Indian tribe, tribal organization, or inter-tribal consortium, and facilities operated by an urban Indian organization receive items from the strategic national stockpile and qualified pandemic or epidemic products directly from the Department of Health and Human Services." The bill was introduced on March 23. It was referre  more

Rep. Roe Introduces Bill on Emergency Financial Assistance to Rural Health Care Facilities
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6365) to "provide emergency financial assistance to rural health care facilities and providers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency." The bill was introduced on March 23 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Kim Schrier, D-Wash., Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., Buddy Carter, R-Ga., Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., Mark Green, R-Tenn., Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Ami Bera, D-Calif., Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla.  more

Rep. Welch Introduces Bill to Help Small Business Broadband Providers Keep Customers Connected
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6394) to help small business broadband providers keep customers connected. The bill was introduced on March 25 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., Don Young, R-Alaska, and Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. It was referred to the House Appropriations Committee. For more information, Rep. Peter Welch, 2187 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4115; or in the district office at 128  more

Sen. Casey Introduces Bill on Study on Accessibility of VA Websites to Individuals With Disabilities
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Sen. Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., has introduced legislation (S. 3587) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities." The bill was introduced on March 25 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. For more information, Sen. Robert Casey Jr., 393 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6324; or in the state at 200 N. 3rd St.,  more

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Help Small Business Broadband Providers Keep Customers Connected
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 3569) to help small business broadband providers keep customers connected. The bill was introduced on March 23 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Tina Smith, D-Minn., Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Steve Daines, R-Mont., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Jon Tester, D-Mont., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Todd Young, R-Ind., Jacky Rose  more