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August 3, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, July 30-August 3, 2018

Floor Action Appropriations— On August 1, the Senate passed, 92-6, H.R. 6147, a “minibus” bill containing the FY2019 Financial Services and General Government; Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Related Agencies spending bills. The House passed its...

Appropriations · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Military · Small Business/Entrepreneurship · Violence Against Women

August 3, 2018

Bills Introduced

Employment S. 3345—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Finance (8/1/18)—A bill to provide paid parental leave benefits to parents following the birth or adoption of a child. Health S. Res. 605—Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)/Judiciary (8/1/18)—A resolution designating the first week in August as “World Breastfeeding Week,” and designating August as “National Breastfeeding Month.” International H.R. 6651—Rep. Chris Smith...

Bills Introduced

July 27, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, July 23-27, 2018

Floor Action Military— On July 26, the House approved, 359-54, the conference report for H.R. 5515, the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House approved its version of the NDAA on May 24 (see The Source, 5/25/18); the Senate approved its version on June 18 (see The Source, 6/22/18). The conference report resolves differences...

Child Protection · Education · Employment · Family Support · STEM · Violence Against Women

July 27, 2018

Bills Introduced

Abortion H.R. 6613—Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC)/Energy and Commerce (7/26/18)—A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to condition receipt of grants and contracts under such title on compliance with abortion prohibition. Child Protection H.R. 6595—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Judiciary (7/26/18)—A bill to impose certain additional requirements on aliens who are required to register as sex...

Bills Introduced

July 20, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, July 16-20, 2018

Floor Action Appropriations— On July 19, the House passed, 217-199, H.R. 6147, a “minibus” bill containing the FY2019 Financial Services and General Government spending bill. The House Appropriations Committee approved the Financial Services spending bill on June 13 (see The Source, 6/15/18). International— On July 17, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 5480, the...

Abortion · Appropriations · Crime · Domestic Violence · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · International · Small Business/Entrepreneurship · Violence Against Women

July 20, 2018

Bills Introduced

Employment H.R. 6406—Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)/Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means; Financial Services; House Administration; Oversight and Government Reform; Judiciary (7/17/18)—A bill to deter, prevent, reduce, and respond to harassment in the workplace, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and harassment based on protected categories; and to modify the tax treatment of amounts related to...

Bills Introduced

July 13, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, July 9-13, 2018

Floor Action Family Support— On July 10, the House passed, 368-19, H.R. 5793, the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act. The measure would encourage families receiving housing choice vouchers to move to lower-poverty areas and expand access to areas with high opportunity. International— On July 10, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 2259, the...

Appropriations · Children · Education · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Family Support · Health · Violence Against Women

July 13, 2018

Bills Introduced

Health H.R. 6315—Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (7/6/18)—A bill to provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening. Immigration H.Res. 987—Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Judiciary (7/11/18)—A resolution condemning the attorney general’s decision in “Matter of A-B-” seeking to declare domestic violence and gang violence as invalid grounds for seeking asylum. STEM H.Res....

Bills Introduced

June 29, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, June 25-29, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations— On June 25, the Senate approved, 86-5, H.R. 5895, a “minibus” bill containing the FY2019 Legislative Branch; Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs and Related Agencies; and Energy and Water spending bills, as amended. The House approved its version of H.R. 5895 on June 8 (see The Source, 6/8/18). The Senate Appropriations Committee passed...

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June 29, 2018

Bills Introduced

Child Protection S. 3170—Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)/Judiciary (6/28/18)—A bill to make certain changes to the reporting requirement of certain service providers regarding child sexual exploitation visual depictions, and for other purposes. Employment H.R. 6275—Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)/Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration (6/28/18)—A bill to provide that the 12 weeks of parental leave made available...

Bills Introduced
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