Thursday - September 24, 2020
Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday April 12, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Rep. Cleaver Introduces Bill on Excessive Price Increases in Sale of Products, Services
WASHINGTON, April 9 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6457) to "clarify that the Federal Trade Commission Act prohibits excessive and unjustified price increases in the sale of certain products and services when an emergency or disaster results in abnormal disruptions of the market." The bill was introduced on April 7. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, 2335 Rayburn House Office Building, Washi  more

Rep. Neguse Introduces Bill to Provide for Enhanced Coronavirus Relief Fund
WASHINGTON, April 9 -- Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6467) to "provide for an enhanced Coronavirus relief fund for units of government with a population of 500,000 or less." The bill was introduced on April 7 and has 75 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ben Lujan, D-N.M., Andy Levin, D-Mich., Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., William Clay Jr., D-Mo., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Salud O. Carbajal, D-Calif., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Jamie Raskin  more

Rep. Porter Introduces Bill to Amend Fair Credit Reporting Act
WASHINGTON, April 9 -- Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6470) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act "to institute a 1-year waiting period before medical debt will be reported on a consumer's credit report and to remove paid-off and settled medical debts from credit reports that have been fully paid or settled, to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide a timetable for verification of medical debt and to increase the efficiency of credit markets with   more