Tag: u.s house financial services committee

Charlie Crist Introduces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Production Act

“Specifically, the legislation would require the president to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to mobilize manufacturers and resources needed to produce the medical supplies necessary to quickly distribute a future COVID-19 vaccine,” Crist’s office noted.

Vern Buchanan Backs French Hill’s Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies Act

At the end of March, Hill introduced the “Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies (SAVE) Act” which Buchanan cosponsored at the end of last week.

Alcee Hastings Backs Effort to Expand Benefits for Homeless During Coronavirus Pandemic

Hastings and U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Tex. are cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman’s, D-Calif., “COVID-19 Serving the Homeless by Expanding the List of Tenant Eligible Residences Act” (COVID-19 SHELTER Act).

Darren Soto Champions ‘Save Our Homes Act’ in Congress

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., brought out the “Save Our Homes Act” which his office dubbed “a bill that would create a simple, national plan for homeowners to save their homes from foreclosure in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Al Lawson: Stop Debt Collection During the Coronavirus Crisis

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., brought out the “Debt Collection Moratorium Act" which, he insists, “would suspend debt collection activity on personal loans, and loans to small businesses and non-profits during the coronavirus epidemic.”

Al Lawson Champions Holding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., joined and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark. on the “Holding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act” which “would make public the funds obtained in an illegal or corrupt manner held by Iran’s authoritarian theocratic regime.”

Al Lawson Gets Small Business Debt Collection Protection Bill Through Key Committee

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., scored a win on Capitol Hill as his “Small Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act” cleared a key committee.