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Bill Introductions Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday May 24, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Cleaver Introduces Bill to Establish Lower Missouri River Flood Prevention Program
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6964) to establish a lower Missouri River flood prevention program. The bill was introduced on May 22 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, Adrian Smith, R-Neb., Steve Watkins, R-Kan., and Don Bacon, R-Neb. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. For more information, Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, 2335 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 2  more

Rep. Hartzler Introduces Bill to Povide Liability Protection for Nonprofit Organizations During COVID-19 Outbreak
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6976) to "provide liability protection for nonprofit organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak." The bill was introduced on May 22 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., Jim Banks, R-Ind., John Joyce, R-Pa., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., Bill Flores, R-Texas, K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Steve King, R-Iowa, Doug Collins, R-Ga., Glen  more

Rep. Jayapal Introduces Bill to Establish Grant Program for Employers Affected by COVID-19
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6918) to "direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a grant program for employers adversely affected by COVID-19." The bill was introduced on May 19 and has 92 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., Sean Casten, D-Ill., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Katie Porter, D-Calif., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohi  more

Rep. McGovern Introduces Bill to Encourage Protection of Internationally Recognized Human Rights
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6986) to "encourage the protection and promotion of internationally recognized human rights during the novel coronavirus pandemic." The bill was introduced on May 22 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and Jamie Raskin, D-Md. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. James McGovern, 40  more

Rep. Pressley Introduces Bill to Provide Direct Funding to Entities
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6949) to "permit the Secretary of the Treasury to provide direct funding to certain entities." The bill was introduced on May 19 and has 31 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Karen Bass, D-Calif., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., James McGovern, D-Mass., Joaquin  more

Rep. Wagner Introduces Bill on U.S.-China Bilateral Agreement Relating to COVID-19
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7007) to "initiate negotiations for a bilateral agreement on compensation between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China relating to the spread of the virus responsible for COVID-19." The bill was introduced on May 22. It was jointly referred to the House Foreign Affairs, Oversight and Reform, Judiciary, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services and Ways and Means committees. For more information,  more