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Bill Introductions Involving Oregon Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 12 items )  

Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Bill to Provide Assistance to Cannabis Businesses
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6602) to "provide assistance under programs relating to COVID-19 of the Small Business Administration to cannabis businesses and their service providers." The bill was introduced on April 23 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., Jason Crow, D-Colo., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Don Young, R-Alaska, Joe Negu  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. Foster Introduces Bill to Include Reasonable Costs for High-Speed Internet Service in Utility Allowances
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6534) to "include reasonable costs for high-speed Internet service in the utility allowances for families residing in public housing." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Susie Lee, D-Nev., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., S  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. Pallone Introduces Bill to Support Supply Chain Innovation, Multilateral Security
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6624) to support supply chain innovation and multilateral security. The bill was introduced on April 24 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., and Greg Walden, R-Ore. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., 2107 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4671; or in the district offic  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. 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. Sherman Introduces Bill to Amend Federal Credit Union Act
WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6550) to amend the Federal Credit Union Act "to provide an exception from the member business loan cap for loans made to aid in the recovery from the COVID-19 emergency." The bill was introduced on April 17 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Don Young, R-Alaska, Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, Paul Cook, R-Calif., Jah  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