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Bill Introductions Involving Kansas Newsletter for Sunday May 17, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Rep. Collins Introduces Bill on Imposition of Sanctions for Obstruction in COVID-19 Investigations
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6863) to "authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to the People's Republic of China for its obstruction or failure to cooperate in investigations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19." The bill was introduced on May 14 and has 24 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Austin Scott, R-Ga., Greg Steube, R-Fla., Michael Guest, R-Miss., William Timmons, R-S.C., Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan.,   more

Rep. Conaway Introduces Bill to Prohibit Expenditure for Abortion of Funds Authorized for COVID-19
WASHINGTON, May 11 -- Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6742) to "prohibit the expenditure for an abortion of Federal funds authorized or appropriated for preventing, preparing for, or responding to the COVID-19 pandemic." The bill was introduced on May 8 and has 38 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Randy Weber, R-Texas, Brian Babin, R-Texas, Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla., Jim Banks, R-Ind., Tom Graves, R-Ga., Jeff Dun  more

Rep. McGovern Introduces Bill to Assess Effects of Hospital Providing Medically Tailored Home-Delivered Meals
WASHINGTON, May 11 -- Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6774) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to assess the effects of a hospital providing to qualified individuals medically tailored home-delivered meals." The bill was introduced on May 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., and Roger W. Marshall, R-Kan. It was jointl  more

Sen. Braun Introduces Bill on Parental Notification in Case of Unemancipated Minor Seeking Abortion
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (S. 3686) to "provide for parental notification and intervention in the case of an unemancipated minor seeking an abortion." The bill was introduced on May 12 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Tim Scott, R-  more

Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. Army Dust Off Crews of Vietnam War
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 3748) to "award a Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Army Dust Off crews of the Vietnam War, collectively, in recognition of their extraordinary heroism and life-saving actions in Vietnam." The bill was introduced on May 14 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Thom Tillis, R-N  more

Sen. Moran Introduces Bill on Payment of Work-Study Allowances During Public Health Emergency
WASHINGTON, May 13 -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3678) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to provide for payment of work-study allowances during a public health emergency relating to COVID-19 and for allowances to veterans enrolled in educational institutions closed for emergency situations." The bill was introduced on May 11 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Bill Cassidy, R-La., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Marsha Bla  more

Sen. Moran Introduces Bill to Preserve Jobs in Aviation Manufacturing Industry
WASHINGTON, May 15 -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has introduced legislation (S. 3705) to "establish a private-public partnership to preserve jobs in the aviation manufacturing industry." The bill was introduced on May 13 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. For more information, Sen. Jerry Moran, 521 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6521; or in the state at 1880 Kimball Ave.  more

Sen. Rubio Introduces Bill to Condemn Human Rights Violations of Ethnic Turkic Muslims in China
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (S. 3744) to "condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China." The bill was introduced on May 14 and has 66 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., James Risch, R-Idaho, Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Richard Blumenthal,   more

Sen. Wyden Introduces Bill to Establish Executive Agent for Declassification
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (S. 3733) to "establish the Executive Agent for Declassification to promote programs, processes, and systems and for directing resources relating to declassification in the Federal Government." The bill was introduced on May 14 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. For more information, Sen. Ron Wyden, 221 Dirksen Senate Office   more