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Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prepare for Future National Emergencies

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on April 3 unveiled bipartisan legislation to require the creation of a national commission that would prepare America for future national emergencies.

Rep. Fitzpatrick sponsored the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act, H.R. 6431, with six original cosponsors, including U.S. Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Will Hurd (R-TX), and Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) to authorize the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Create a National Commission on National Emergencies

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to establish a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

The Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act authorizes the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies, which would be modeled on the 9/11 Commission. It would look at the national emergency response by the United States government and private sector to this pandemic.

Brindisi & Fitzpatrick Introduce Bill to Ensure Comprehensive Preparedness for Future Natural Emergencies

Congressman Anthony Brindisi and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), along with Tom Reed (NY-23), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Will Hurd (TX-23), Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Dean Phillips (MN-03), introduced the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act. This legislation aims to strengthen the manufacturing industry and bolster the supply chain of emergency resources for future crises. Additionally, the bill aims to make sure America is better prepared for national emergencies like a global pandemic moving forward.

Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Save Organizations that Serve America Act

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on March 27 introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide $60 billion in emergency funding for nonprofits and create a universal charitable deduction.

“Charitable organizations in my community and across our nation are hurting,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said. “In times like these, we must support these critically important organizations that serve our most vulnerable citizens.”

Fitzpatrick and Cartwright Introduce Bill to Provide Federal Funding for Senior Legal Hotlines

LANGHORNE, PA—Today, March 30, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced the Senior Legal Hotline Act. This bill would authorize the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a competitive grant program for statewide legal hotlines serving seniors. The grant program would be authorized at $10 million per year for five years.

U.S. Legal Battle Looms over Coronavirus Insurance Payouts

US state legislators and lawyers have threatened to force the payment of coronavirus-related insurance claims that the industry insists are excluded from its policies and could pose an “existential threat” to their business.

Members of Congress are also debating the need for legislation requiring insurers to pay for shutdowns caused by the virus, and bills that would have the same effect have been introduced in several states.

Fitzpatrick and Moulton Introduce the Save Organizations that Serve America Act to Include Charitable Nonprofits in Economic Relief

LANGHORNE, PA – Today, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) and Seth Moulton (MA-6) introduced the Save Organizations that Serve (SOS) America Act. The legislation would provide emergency funding for nonprofits and create a universal charitable deduction. The representatives will also advocate for nonprofits of any size to qualify for newly-created Small Business Administration (SBA) loans.

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