Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act
|The bipartisan Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act imposes sanctions on foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad or their affiliates. Read more about the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act.|
South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act
|The South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act will amend existing federal law aimed at combatting harmful algal blooms to require the first-ever specific federal assessment and action plan to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Greater Everglades region. Read more about the South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act.|
Resolution Holding China Accountable for Coronavirus
|China’s total lack of transparency and mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak has cost tens of thousands of lives. Congress must hold China accountable for their cover-up and force them to pay back the taxpayer dollars that have been spent as a result. Read more about the legislation to hold China accountable for its coronavirus deception.|
Toxic Health Threat Warning Act
Our goal is no discharges, period. But right now, the Army Corps won’t even acknowledge the health risks created by their discharges. The bottom line is this: if someone’s health is at risk, then they need to be notified. The Toxic Health Threat Warning Act will require the Army Corps to take accountability for their life-threatening actions and ensure that people know the dangers of coming into contact with toxic water. Read more about the Toxic Health Threat Warning Act.
Stop Poisoning Florida Act
The Army Corps of Engineers has proven that, if left to their own devices, they will continue to poison our communities, and as a result, we have been treated as Florida’s septic tank for far too long. That’s why I introduced the Stop Poisoning Florida Act, which would prohibit discharges from Lake O when the water exceeds the toxicity level that the EPA has determined is too toxic for human contact. Read more about the Stop Poisoning Florida Act.
PROTECT Florida Act
Currently, the Army Corps of Engineers’ operational priorities do not consider impacts to public health. In fact, for years, their outdated priorities have resulted in communities throughout Florida being exposed to dangerously high levels of toxins when the Army Corps discharges water from Lake Okeechobee. The PROTECT Florida Act will amend the Army Corps’ operational priorities to prioritize public health and protect Florida’s citizens from this serious health threat. Read more about the PROTECT Florida Act.