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Bill Introductions Involving Texas Newsletter for Sunday April 12, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Rep. Boyle Introduces Bill to Allow Deduction to Apply to Business Development Company Interest Dividends
WASHINGTON, April 9 -- Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6458) to amend section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow the deduction under that section to apply to qualified business development company (BDC) interest dividends in the same manner as qualified real estate investment trusts (REIT) dividends." The bill was introduced on April 7 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. Fo  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

Rep. Roy Introduces Bill to Posthumously Award Congressional Gold Medal Wenliang
WASHINGTON, April 9 -- Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6471) to "posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Dr. Li Wenliang, in recognition of his efforts to save lives by drawing awareness to COVID-19 and his call for transparency in China." The bill was introduced on April 7 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Daniel Crenshaw, R-Texas. It was jointly referred to the House Financial Services and Administration committees. For more information, Rep. Chip Roy, 1319 Longw  more