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Bill Introductions Involving Kansas Newsletter for Sunday May 10, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Davids Introduces Bill to Increase Production of Medical Supplies Critical to Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON, May 7 -- Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6696) to "establish a program providing grants to certain small business concerns to modify or reallocate their productive facilities to begin or increase production of certain medical supplies critical to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic." The bill was introduced on May 5. It was referred to the House Small Business Committee. For more information, Rep. Sharice Davids, 1541 Longworth House Office Building, Wash  more

Rep. Scott Introduces Bill to Amend Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act
WASHINGTON, May 7 -- Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6728) to amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act "to raise the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation." The bill was introduced on May 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., Rick Allen, R-Ga., and Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan. It was referred to the House Agriculture Committee. For more information, Rep. Austin Scott, 2417 Rayburn House Office Buildi  more

Sen. Coons Introduces Bill to Modify Credit for Increasing Research Activities
WASHINGTON, May 6 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced legislation (S. 3593) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to expand and modify the credit for increasing research activities." The bill was introduced on May 4 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Todd Young, R-Ind., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., and Steve Daines, R-Mont. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. For more information, Sen. Christopher Coons, 218 Russ  more

Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill on Public Safety Officer Death Benefits
WASHINGTON, May 7 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (S. 3607) to "extend public safety officer death benefits to public safety officers whose death is caused by COVID-19." The bill was introduced on May 5 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Steve Daines, R-Mont., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Rick Scott, R-Fla., Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Kelly L  more

Sen. Tester Introduces Bill to Amend Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
WASHINGTON, May 8 -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has introduced legislation (S. 3637) to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act "to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency." The bill was introduced on May 6 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., John Boozman, R-Ark., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Bill Cassidy, R-La., Kevin Cramer,  more

Sen. Wicker Introduces Bill to Protect Privacy of Consumers' Personal Health Information
WASHINGTON, May 9 -- Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., has introduced legislation (S. 3663) to "protect the privacy of consumers' personal health information, proximity data, device data, and geolocation data during the coronavirus public health crisis." The bill was introduced on May 7 and was co-sponsored by Sens. John Thune, R-S.D., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more inform  more