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Cosponsor a Bicameral Bill to Combat Child Pornography

April 29, 2020

The rise in child sexual abuse material (CSAM) is a plague that we must purge from society. I invite you to be an original cosponsor of the
Invest in Child Safety Act, a bicameral bill to substantially increase resources for combatting CSAM, fund programs that support victims, and streamline the federal government’s efforts.

Ensure Those Without Internet Access Can Receive Their Economic Impact Payments

April 29, 2020

We invite you to join our letter urging the Department of the Treasury to ensure that Americans without internet access – including low-income individuals and those that live in rural areas – are able to receive their CARES Act Economic Impact Payments as
soon as possible

Urge CAO to Prioritize the Implementation of a Digital Signature Function

April 29, 2020

Rep. Babin (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) request that your boss join them on this letter to House CAO Mr. Philip Kiko, urging him to prioritize the implementation of a digital signature function within the existing e-Dear Colleague system. This system
would allow Members to digitally add their official House signature to another Member’s proposed Dear Colleague using secure, House-approved technology. It would require verification from the both the signer’s and sender’s offices, and the approval authentication
for signatures would be limited to the Member and certain authorized staff within a personal or committee office – similar to the PeopleSoft voucher approval system. 

LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: COURT ACCESS AMID THE PANDEMIC ACT

April 28, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor the Court Access Amid the Pandemic Act, which would authorize video teleconferencing and telephone conferencing of judicial proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency period. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal courts across
the country have changed their daily operations to work remotely in order to protect the wellbeing of the Justices, court staff, and the public from being exposed to the virus. This bill promotes access to these proceedings during the pandemic while we are
advised to not meet in person.

Ensure Those Without Internet Access Can Receive Their Economic Impact Payments

April 28, 2020

We invite you to join our letter urging the Department of the Treasury to ensure that Americans without internet access – including low-income individuals and those that live in rural areas – are able to receive their CARES Act Economic Impact Payments as
soon as possible

COVID-19 Privacy Protections for Mobile Contact Tracing Applications

April 28, 2020

Please join me in sending a letter to House leadership requesting that the next COVID-19 relief package provide safeguards for the use of mobile technology as a public health surveillance tool and ensure protections for individual privacy.