Make The Call -- Progress Puerto Rico


We're asking our supporters to join us in calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass two important bills for our island of Puerto Rico — H.R. 3631 the Territories Healthcare Improvement Act and H.R. 683 the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act.

Both bills are currently in committee, our calls will target the leadership and targeted members of both parties in each respective committee. Below we'll provide you with directions, our specific requests and contact information. Please take the time to ask each office to support passage of BOTH important pieces of legislation.

H.R. 3631: Territories Healthcare Improvement Act
House Energy & Commerce Committee

H.R. 3631 was introduced by Rep. Soto and Rep. Bilirakis. The bipartisan act would avert the looming Medicaid funding cliff in Puerto Rico and the U.S. territories ensuring residents have access to health care while increasing Puerto Rico’s matching rate Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP).

 Rep. Pallone (D-NJ): (202) 225-4671
Chairman, Energy & Commerce Committee

 Rep. Walden (R-OR): (202) 225-6730
Ranking Member, Energy & Commerce Committee

 Rep. Kinzinger (R-IL): (202) 225-3635
Energy & Commerce Committee Member

Rep. Rush (D-IL)(202) 225-4372
Energy & Commerce Committee Member

H.R. 683: Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act
Judiciary Sub. on Antitrust, Commercial, & Admin. Law

H.R. 683 was introduced by Rep. Velázquez to impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA"). H.R. 683 was referred to the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.

 Rep. Cicilline (D-RI): (202) 225-4911
Chairman, Judiciary Subcommittee

 Rep. Sensenbrenner (R-IL): (202) 225-5101
Ranking Member, Judiciary Subcommittee

 Rep. Stuebe (R-FL): (202) 225-5792
Judiciary Subcommittee Member

Rep. Neguse (D-CO)(202) 225-2161
Judiciary Subcommittee Member

 

What to ask forWe are calling on these members of the U.S. House of Representatives to support both H.R. 3631 + H.R. 683 to ensure their passage without delay.

**Organize your thoughts and speak from your heart. We're counting on each other to create an environment where progress can prevail. Please be polite and thank each office for their work on this important bi-partisan issue.**