From GovTrack.us, Nov 27, 2020
(There were no votes in Congress this week. Members of the Hawaii congressional delegation introduced or co-introduced three bills.)
Nov 23, 2020
S. 4600: I Am Vanessa Guillen Act
How should the armed services handle such claims?
Context: Only 20 years old, Vanessa Guillen, an Army Private First Class stationed at Fort Hood in Texas, was murdered in April by a fellow military member who Guillen was likely about to formally accuse of sexual harassment. She had been missing for more than two months by the time her remains were discovered. The suspected murderer committed suicide as law enforcement closed in on him for apprehension.
Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] is a sponsor of this bill.
Nov 27, 2020
H.R. 7045: To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on lands that could be included in a National Forest in Hawai’i, and for other purposes.
Rep. Ed Case [D-HI1] is the sponsor of this bill.
Nov 27, 2020
H.R. 8336: Unplug the Internet Kill Switch Act of 2020
Should the commander-in-chief be able to turn off cyberspace as a necessary cybersecurity tool in these increasingly-digital times, or would that be an unprecedented violation of rights waiting to happen?
Context: In 1942, during World War II, Congress created a law to grant President Franklin D. Roosevelt or his successors the power to temporarily shut down any potentially vulnerable technological communications technologies.
At the time, that mostly meant radio and telephone lines. (Television was in its infancy and most Americans ...
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2], Rep. Ed Case [D-HI1] are co-sponsors of this bill.