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  3. Bertram Wilkinson (D-MA) Senator 60 55 65 50
  4. Nevermind, this bill was passed in an omnibus bill, which its congress.gov page of course doesn't specify.
  5. Official Press Office of David Wright (D-MD) Press Secretary: Leonard Jackson Senator Wright Introduces Bill to Assist Ailing Colleges and Universities WASHINGTON, D.C. - US Senator David Wright (D-MD) recently introduced an important bill in response to problems facing the country's education. The Saving Higher Education Institutions Act, is aimed at helping colleges and universities crippled by the negative effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is Senator Wright's statement on these bills: "This bill is aimed at resolving one of the most pressing problems our country
  6. Senator WRIGHT (for himself, and with thanks to Representative HOULAHAN), introduced the following bill: A BILL To modify the requirements relating to the acquisition and disposal of certain rare earth materials, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the “Securing Americas Rare Earths Supply Act of 2021”. SEC. 2. ACQUISITION AND DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN RARE EARTH MATERIALS. (a) Guidance On Streamlined Acquisition Of Rare Ea
  7. Mr. KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To end taxpayer-funded support for National Public Radio, and for other purposes. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "No Tax Dollars for NPR Act". SEC. 3. PROVISIONS. (a) No federal agency may provide grant funding or other assistance to National Public Radio, nor to any member station of NPR. (b) The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) may not provide any grant funding or other assistance to National Public Radio, nor to any member station of NPR. SEC. 3. ENACTMENT. (a) This bill s
  8. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To protect the rights of students to express religious views in the classroom and in extracurricular events SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Religious Expression in Schools Act" SEC. 2. PROVISIONS. (a) No school, school district, or any other entity operating an elementary, middle, or high school, or other school equivalent to a K-12 grade level, and receiving federal funding of any kind may - (i) discriminate against students or parents on the basis of religion or the expression of a religi
  9. Nus Ghani, Conservative MP, Wealden: Foreign Secretary Questions Mr. Speaker, Will my Rt. Hon. Friend, the Foreign Secretary, agree with me that this Government should join the United States in condemning the Government of the People's Republic of China for its human rights abuses--and will the Foreign Office be taking concrete actions to apply sanctions and other economic pressure to China if these abuses are not remedied? (@Macmillan)
  10. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To repeal the gas tax in rural areas, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Rural Gas Tax Elimination Act". SEC. 2. FINDINGS. (a) The gas tax raises the price of one of the most essential consumer commodities in today's economy; (b) People in rural areas need gasoline more than people in urban areas, given the large distances they must travel; (c) People in rural areas are less likely to be able to afford paying large prices for gas. SEC. 3. PROVISIONS. (a) A
  11. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To allow college athletes to profit from their own talent, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This act may be cited as the "College Athlete Economic Freedom Act". SEC. 2. PROVISIONS. (a) No college athletics program, conference, or league in the United States may lawfully undertake any covered activity, as defined in Sec. 2(b), unless that program, conference, or league allows its players to: (i) accept money or in-kind gifts from any third party; AND (ii) sell their likeness, or become paid end
  12. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL to combat various forms of tax and Medicare fraud, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This act may be cited as the "Fight Fraud Act". SEC. 2. PROVISIONS. Part (a) is based on legislation by Senators Scott (R-FL) and Van Hollen (D-MD) and requires doctors to prove that they are doctors before charging Medicare or Medicaid. (a) REQUIREMENT TO VERIFY THAT A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IS LICENSED IN GOOD STANDING BEFORE ISSUING A UNIQUE HEALTH IDENTIFIER - Section 1173(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.
  13. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To reduce the cost of health insurance for individuals and businesses, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Lower Health Insurance Cost Act". SEC. 2. INTERSTATE SALE OF HEALTH INSURANCE. (a) All federal restrictions on the interstate sale of health insurance are hereby repealed. (b) The Federal Trade Commission shall be directed to investigate if any state laws that prohibit interstate competition in the health insurance market create the conditions of an insurance monopol
  14. Sheridan

    FDA Reform Act

    Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To reform the Food and Drug Administration to promote innovation, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "FDA Reform Act" SEC. 2. PROVISIONS. (a) Congress hereby abolishes the multiple cost center structure of FDA funding, and shall fund the FDA as a single agency. (b) The FDA shall, within one year of the passage of this act, contract with a third party vendor to fully audit its approval process and identify ways to streamline, adopt best practices, and otherwise make FDA ap
  15. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To improve economic opportunity and quality of life in the Appalachia region, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Appalachia Infrastructure and Opportunity Act". SEC. 2. DEFINITION. (a) In this act, the term "Appalachia" or "region of Appalachia" shall have the meaning used by the Appalachian Regional Commission. (b) In this act, the term "diseases of despair" shall refer to drug overdose, suicide, and alcoholic liver disease. SEC. 3. INFRASTRUCTURE. (a) APPALA
  16. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To secure the rights of parents in America's educational systems, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Parent's Bill of Rights" SEC. 2. BILL OF RIGHTS. (a) No federal grants shall be made to any school system or state, unless the laws governing that state or school system -- (i) Give parents the right to home school their children, individually or in groups; (ii) Give parents the right to withdraw their children from public schools and send them to independent, paroch
  17. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To restrict the ability of executive agencies to issue and maintain costly regulations, and for other purposes SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Rein in Regulation Act". SEC. 2. GENERAL LIMIT ON COSTLY REGULATIONS. (a) No federal agency, nor any other organ of the US Executive Branch, may issue a regulation or rule whose economic cost has been estimated, either by said agency or by the Office of Management and Budget, as more than $2 billion, unless the regulation or rule is a revision of an exist
  18. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To authorize a memorial for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "Iraq and Afghanistan War Memorial Act" SEC. 2. PROVISIONS. (a) The American Battle Monuments Commission is hereby authorized to construct a memorial to honor members of the Armed Forces who served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; the memorial shall be established by the commission on Federal Land in the District of Columbia. (b) There is hereby established an Iraq and Afghanistan Memori
  19. Senator KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To protect the rights of individuals and institutions to uphold their principles on issues of life and conscience. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Freedom Of Conscience Act’ SECTION 2. PROVISIONS. A. Discrimination against a person who refuses to perform certain act is prohibited: i. When the performing of an abortion on a human being or assisting thereat is contrary to the consci
  20. Yesterday
  21. Mr. KADAR, for himself, submits A BILL To abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. (a) This bill may be cited as the "ATF Abolishment Act" SEC. 2. FINDINGS. The Congress finds as follows: (a) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, hereinafter the "ATF", has a mission duplicative of other federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, the Secret Service, and the Department of Homeland Security; (b) ATF has a long history of harrassing law-abiding firearms owners; (c) In 1982, a Se
  22. Mr. President my colleague says we've been in a trade war with China for thirty years and my response is has that had an negative or positive effect on our economy? I would also like to ask what exactly is the plan in the case that china retaliates by cutting trade of. Rare earth materials? Exactly how are our defense contractors going to make our jets and defense missiles to name a few of the things that require the rare earth materials that china has a monopoly on? I yield
  23. Mr. President, We've been in a trade war with China for the last thirty years. I yield.
  24. Mr. President I just want to be sure that my colleagues understand the effect that a trade war with China will have on our economy especially our automotive, technology and military defense sectors. I yield https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1TS3AQ
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