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April 12, 2019

Bills Introduced: April 8-12, 2019

Child Protection H.R. 2175—Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)/Judiciary (4/9/19)—A bill to provide that a spouse must be at least 18 years of age, and for other purposes. Employment S. 1067—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/8/19)—A bill to provide for research to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment affecting individuals in...

Child Protection · Employment · Health · Human Trafficking · International · Military · Miscellaneous · Reproductive Health · Tax Policy · Violence Against Women

April 5, 2019

Bills Introduced April 1-4, 2019

Abortion H.R. 2010—Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (4/1/19)—A bill to ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind, and for other purposes. H.R. 2014—Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)/Energy and Commerce (4/1/19)—A bill to...

Abortion · Bills Introduced · Employment · International · Miscellaneous · Reproductive Health · Veterans · Violence Against Women

March 29, 2019

Bills Introduced March 25-29, 2019

Child Protection S. 924—Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/28/19)—A bill to require training and education to teachers and other school employees, students, and the community about how to prevent, recognize, respond to, and report child sexual abuse in primary and secondary education. Employment H.R. 1864—Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes (D-DC)/Education and Labor (3/25/19)—A...

Child Protection · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Health · International · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · Tax Policy · Veterans

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

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

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...

Appropriations · Child Protection · Human Trafficking · International · Judiciary · Miscellaneous · STEM

December 14, 2018

The Source for Women’s Issues: December 10-14, 2018

Floor Action: Child Protection- On Thursday, Congress passed H.R. 6964, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. The House approved an earlier version of the measure on September 28 (see The Source, 9/28/18). The bill contains provisions to address the needs of girls in the juvenile justice system. On Tuesday, the Senate passed, by unanimous...

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