Wednesday - September 23, 2020
Bill Introductions Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 14 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Analyze Information on Demographics of Applicants to Military Service Academies
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6574) to "direct the Secretary of Defense to standardize, collect, and analyze information on the demographics of applicants to military service academies." The bill was introduced on April 21 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Filemon Vela, D-Texas, Debra Haaland, D-N.M.  more

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Establish National Transit Frontline Workforce Training Center
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6575) to amend title 49, U.S. Code, "to establish a national transit frontline workforce training center." The bill was introduced on April 21 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., David Trone, D-Md., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Chris Smith, R-N.J., Jesus Garcia, D-Ill., David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., and Mike Bost, R-Ill. The legisl  more

Rep. Doggett Introduces Bill to Restore Limitation on Excess Business Losses of Non-Corporate Taxpayers
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6579) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow certain taxpayers a 2-year carryback of net operating losses and to restore and make permanent the limitation on excess business losses of non-corporate taxpayers." The bill was introduced on April 21 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Earl Blumenau  more

Rep. Horn Introduces Bill to Enhance Direct Certification Under School Lunch Program
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6536) to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act "to enhance direct certification under the school lunch program." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Don Bacon, R-Neb., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., David Trone, D-Md., and Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee. For more information, Rep. Kendra Horn, 415 Cannon House Offic  more

Rep. Jayapal Introduces Bill to Require Release of Aliens Detained During National Emergency Related to Communicable Disease
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6537) to "require the release of most aliens detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during a national emergency related to a communicable disease." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Jesus Garcia, D-Ill., Sylvia Garcia, D-Tex  more

Rep. Kelly Introduces Bill to Collect, Report Data Concerning COVID-19
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6585) to "require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19." The bill was introduced on April 21 and has 91 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Alma S.   more

Rep. Malinowski Introduces Bill on Maintaining Adequate Supplies in Strategic National Stockpile
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6541) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to provide for maintaining adequate supplies in Strategic National Stockpile." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 37 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Raul M. Grijalva  more

Rep. Panetta Introduces Bill on Immediate Procurement of COVID-19 Medical Testing Components
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6609) to "provide for the immediate procurement of COVID-19 medical testing components, materials, and supplies under the Defense Production Act of 1950." The bill was introduced on April 23 and has 28 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz  more

Rep. Perlmutter Introduces Bill to Provide for Enhanced Coronavirus Relief Fund
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6592) to provide for an enhanced Coronavirus relief fund. The bill was introduced on April 21 and has 19 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Joseph D. Morelle, D-N.Y., Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., Marc Veasey, D-Texas, Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Tim Ryan, D-Ohi  more

Rep. Raskin Introduces Bill on Financial, Logistical Support to States
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6525) to "provide the necessary Federal financial and logistical support so States can reopen their economies once periods of isolation have sufficiently reduced coronavirus infection and transmission rates, and with adequate testing and other safeguards to ensure infection rates do not exceed medical resources, and virus transmission rates are maintained below 1 and thereby steadily reduce the number of infected.  more

Rep. Schiff Introduces Bill to Establish Commission on COVID-19 Pandemic in U.S.
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6548) to "establish the Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., Brad Sherman, D-Calif., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., David Trone, D-Md., Denny Heck, D-Wash., Jason Crow, D-Colo., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Susan Wild, D-Pa. The l  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Protect Employees From Occupational Exposure to Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Robert C. Scott, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6559) to "require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promulgate an emergency temporary standard to protect employees from occupational exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)." The bill was introduced on April 21 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Donna Shalala, D-Fla., Joe Courtney, D-Conn., Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., J  more

Rep. Tlaib Introduces Bill to Prohibit Water Shutoffs During COVID-19 Emergency Period
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6552) to "prohibit water shutoffs during the COVID-19 emergency period, provide drinking and waste water assistance to households." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 68 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Andy Levin, D-Mich., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Nanette D. Barraga  more

Rep. Trone Introduces Bill to Expand Political Leadership of Adolescent Girls
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. David Trone, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6626) to "support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls around the world." The bill was introduced on April 24 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. David Trone, 1213 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2721; or in the district offices at One Washi  more