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Bill Introductions Involving Oklahoma Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Fletcher Introduces Bill to Appropriate Funds for Strategic Petroleum Reserve Petroleum Account
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- Rep. Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6580) to appropriate funds for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Petroleum Account. The bill was introduced on April 21 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., Kendra Horn, D-Okla., Roger Williams, R-Texas, Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Marc Veasey, D-Texas, and Bill Flores, R-Texas  more

Rep. Gallego Introduces Bill on Claims for Personal Injury
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6535) to "deem an urban Indian organization and employees thereof to be a part of the Public Health Service for the purposes of certain claims for personal injury." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla. It was jointly referred to the House Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Ruben Gallego, 1131 Longwor  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. Lucas Introduces Bill on Coordination of R&D for Pandemic Disease Prediction
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6599) to "provide for coordination of research and development for pandemic disease prediction, forecasting and computing." The bill was introduced on April 23 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Randy Weber, R-Texas, Brian Babin, R-Texas, Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Pete Olson, R-Texas, Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, Francis Rooney, R-Fla., and Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C. The le  more

Rep. Lucas Introduces Bill to Amend Defense Production Act of 1950
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6540) to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 "to include the Secretary of Agriculture as a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio. It was jointly referred to the House Financial Services, Energy and Commerce and Foreign Affairs committees. For more information, Rep. Frank D. Lucas, 2405 Rayburn H  more

Rep. Wexton Introduces Bill on Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6556) to "require certain civil penalties to be transferred to a fund through which amounts are made available for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program at the National Institutes of Health." The bill was introduced on April 17 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Financia  more