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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Escobar Introduces Bill on Prevention of Infant, Maternal Mortality
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6533) to "authorize the Secretary of Defense to share with State and local health authorities the practices of, and lessons learned by, the military health system for the prevention of infant and maternal mortality." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. It was jointly referred to the House Armed Services and Energy and Commerce committees. For more informat  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. 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. Scott Introduces Bill on FY 2020 Supplemental Appropriations for Agriculture Department to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6611) "making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Agriculture to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic." The bill was introduced on April 23 and has 31 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rick Allen, R-Ga., Jim Baird, R-Ind., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Rick Crawford, R-Ark., Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., David Ro  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. 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