The Source

Bills Introduced

Employment

S. 3593—Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (10/11/18)—A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, to repeal certain limits on leave for a husband and wife employed by the same employer.

Health

S. 3568—Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (10/10/18)—A bill to improve obstetric care in rural areas.

Human Trafficking

S. 3597—Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV)/Judiciary (10/11/18)—A bill to strengthen protections for child trafficking victims testifying against human traffickers.

International

H.R. 7055—Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)/Foreign Affairs (10/9/18)—A bill to support empowerment, economic security, and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 677—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Commerce, Science, and Transportation (10/11/18)—A resolution congratulating the Seattle Storm women’s basketball team on winning the 2018 Women’s National Basketball Association championship.

H. Res. 1126—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Oversight and Government Reform (10/12/18)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 23 as “Mary Church Terrell Day,” and calling on Congress to recognize Mary Church Terrell’s lasting contributions to the civil rights and women’s rights movements.