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Bills Introduced

Health

S. 3363—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Finance (8/22/18)—A bill to support states in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.

S. 3369—Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (8/23/18)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.

S. 3392—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (8/28/18)—A bill to address maternal mortality and morbidity.

H.R. 6689—Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN)/Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce (8/28/18)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.

H.R. 6698—Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC)/Energy and Commerce (9/4/18)—A bill to support states in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 6729—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Financial Services (9/6/18)—A bill to allow nonprofit organizations to register with the secretary of the Treasury and share information on activities that may involve human trafficking or money laundering with financial institutions and regulatory authorities, under a safe harbor that offers protections from liability, in order to better identify and report potential human trafficking or money laundering activities.

Military

S. 3426—Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)/Armed Services (9/7/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Defense to establish an initiative on improving the capacity of military criminal investigative organizations to prevent child sexual exploitation, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. 3359—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (8/21/18)—A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Aretha Franklin in recognition of her contributions of outstanding artistic and historical significance to culture in the United States.

S. Res. 614—Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)/Judiciary (8/22/18)—A resolution honoring the life and legacy of former Member of Congress Coya Knutson.

S. Res. 615—Sen. Gary Peters (R-MI)/Considered and agreed to (8/22/18)—A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin and the contributions of Aretha Franklin to music, civil rights, and the City of Detroit.

H.R. 6681—Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)/Financial Services (8/24/18)—A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Aretha Franklin in recognition of her contributions of outstanding artistic and historical significance to culture in the United States.

STEM 

S. 3370—Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (8/23/18)—A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 3rd Street, Southwest and E Street, Southwest and 4th Street, Southwest and E Street, Southwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as “Hidden Figures Way,” and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

S. 3412—Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE)/ Finance (9/7/18)—A bill to extend the employer credit for paid family and medical leave, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H. Res. 1045—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Oversight and Government Reform (8/28/18)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2018 as National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

H.R. 6701—Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)/Financial Services (9/4/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Housing and Urban Development to improve services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.