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Bill Introductions Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Bilirakis Introduces Bill to Increase Awareness, Knowledge of COVID-19
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6572) to "direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to carry out a national campaign to increase awareness and knowledge of COVID-19." The bill was introduced on April 21 and was co-sponsored by Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, 2227   more

Rep. Deutch Introduces Bill to Report Authorities Used Under Defense Production Act of 1950
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6530) to require the President to report to Congress on certain authorities used under the Defense Production Act of 1950 and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., Bradley Schneider, D-Ill., and Angie Craig, D-Minn. It was jointly referred to the House Financial Services and Transportation   more

Rep. Murphy Introduces Bill on Determination of Credit for Coverage Under Qualified Health Plans
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6545) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to provide an age rating adjustment to the applicable percentage used to determine the credit for coverage under qualified health plans." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Stephanie N. Murphy, 171  more

Rep. Waltz Introduces Bill on Thrift Savings Fund
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6614) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to provide that sums in the Thrift Savings Fund may not be invested in securities that are listed on certain foreign exchanges." The bill was introduced on April 23 and has 19 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Ron Wright, R-Texas, Jim Banks, R-Ind., James Comer, R-Ky., Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, Bill Posey  more

Rep. Yoho Introduces Bill on Report on Plans to Facilitate Full Implementation of Agreements of WTO
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6627) to "require the U.S. Trade Representative to submit a report on plans to facilitate the full implementation of agreements of the World Trade Organization." The bill was introduced on April 24 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ron Wright, R-Texas, Tim Burchett, R-Tenn., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Joe Wilson, R-S.C., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Ann Wagner, R-Mo., and Randy Weber, R-Texas The legislat  more