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March 15, 2019

Bills Introduced: March 11-15, 2019

Abortion S. 758—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/12/19)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes. H.R. 1692—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform (3/12/19)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes....

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Employment · Family Support · International · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · Tax Policy · Veterans · Violence Against Women

March 8, 2019

Bills Introduced March 4-8, 2019

Child Care H.R. 1488—Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN)/Education and Labor (3/4/19)—A bill to assist states in carrying out projects to expand the child care workforce and child care facilities in the states, and for other purposes. H.R. 1623—Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA)/House Administration (3/7/19)—A bill to provide for the treatment of payments for child care and other...

Child Care · Crime · Employment · Family Support · Health · International · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · STEM · Tax Policy · Violence Against Women

February 15, 2019

Bills Introduced February 11-15, 2019

Employment S. 463—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Finance (2/12/19)—A bill to provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. H.R. 1185—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Ways and Means (2/14/19)—A bill to provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. Health S. 528—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Environment and Public...

Employment · Health · Human Trafficking · International · Miscellaneous · Veterans · Violence Against Women

February 8, 2019

Bills Introduced February 4-8, 2019

Abortion H.R. 956—Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ)/Judiciary (2/4/19)—A bill to prohibit dismemberment abortions, and for other purposes. H.R. 962—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Judiciary (2/5/19)—A bill to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion. Human Trafficking S.410—Sen. Catherine...

Abortion · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Human Trafficking · International · Miscellaneous · Tax Policy · Veterans · Violence Against Women

February 1, 2019

Bills Introduced January 28- February 1, 2019

Abortion H.R. 833—Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)/Energy and Commerce (1/29/19)—A bill to prohibit federal funding to entities that do not certify the entities will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, an abortion. H.R. 888—Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)/Energy and Commerce (1/30/19)—A bill to allow for greater flexibility with respect to excluding...

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Employment · Health · Human Trafficking · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · Veterans · Violence Against Women

January 25, 2019

Bills Introduced January 21-25, 2019

Abortion H.R. 708—Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (1/22/19)—A bill to require states to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. H.R. 784—Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ)/Judiciary (1/24/19)—A bill to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes. Child Care H.R. 780—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)/Oversight and Reform (1/24/19)—A bill to provide reimbursement to certain federal...

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Child Care · Health · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · Veterans · Violence Against Women

January 19, 2019

Bills Introduced, January 14-18, 2019

Abortion S. 119—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Judiciary (1/15/19)—A bill to prohibit taking minors across state lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions. S. 130—Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE)/Judiciary (1/15/19)—A bill to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child...

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Health · Human Trafficking · International · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · Tax Policy · Violence Against Women

January 11, 2019

Bills Introduced, January 7-11, 2019

Abortion H.R. 305—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Judiciary (1/8/19)—A bill to provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization. S. 105—Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/10/19)—A bill to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes. S. 109—Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Read the...

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Family Support · Human Trafficking · Miscellaneous · Violence Against Women

December 21, 2018

The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress: December 17-21, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations- Congress failed to pass H.R. 695, a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through February 8, 2019, resulting in a partial government shutdown. On December 6, Congress passed the previous CR (P.L. 115-298), which also contained extensions for the Violence Against Women Act (P.L. 113-4) and the Temporary Assistance for...

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December 21, 2018

Bills Introduced

Employment  H.R. 7345—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and the Workforce (12/19/18)—A bill to create a national commission to combat workplace sexual harassment, and for other purposes.  Health S. 3776—Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)/Finance (12/18/18)—A bill to improve federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes. International S. Res. 735—Sen. Ed...

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