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Bill Introductions Involving Oklahoma Newsletter for Sunday March 29, 2020 ( 4 items )  

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. Langevin Introduces Bill on Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6355) to "temporarily modify the John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood in response to the COVID-19 pandemic." The bill was introduced on March 23 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Karen Bass, D-Calif., Don Bacon, R-Neb., and Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla. It was jointly referred to the House Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce and Financial Services committees. For more information, R  more

Rep. Pappas Introduces Bill to Provide No Interest Rate Loans to Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, March 25 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6324) to amend the Small Business Act "to provide no interest rate loans to small businesses and non-profit entities impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19)." The bill was introduced on March 23 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Max Rose, D-N.Y., Kendra Horn, D-Okla., Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Susan Wild, D-Pa., Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Ja  more

Sen. Van Hollen Introduces Bill to Permit Employees to Telework Full-Time During Coronavirus Public Health Emergency
WASHINGTON, March 27 -- Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 3561) to "require Federal agencies to permit employees to telework full-time during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19." The bill was introduced on March 22 and was co-sponsored by Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, 110 Hart Senate Office Buildin  more