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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 Works (2/14/19)—A bill to provide a lactation room in public buildings, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

H. Res. 136—Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)/ Foreign Affairs (2/14/19)—A resolution affirming that the Government of Cuba’s foreign medical missions constitute human trafficking.

International

S. Res. 73—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Foreign Relations (2/14/19)—A resolution calling on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to immediately release Saudi women’s rights activists and respect the fundamental rights of all Saudi citizens.

H. Res. 129—Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)/Foreign Affairs (2/14/19)—A resolution condemning the government of Saudi Arabia’s continued detention and alleged abuse of women’s rights activists.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 68—Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)/Judiciary (2/14/19)—A resolution designating April 5, 2019, as “Gold Star Wives Day.”

S. Res. 77—Sen. Christopher Coons (D-DE)/Considered and agreed to (2/14/19)—A resolution designating February 16-23, 2019, as “National Future Farmers of America Week,” recognizing the important role of the National FFA Organization in developing young leaders, and celebrating 50 years of female membership in the National FFA Organization.

H.R. 1252—Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA)/Oversight and Reform (2/14/19)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the “Marilyn Monroe Post Office.”

H. Res. 134—Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY)/Armed Services (2/14/19)—A resolution honoring the life of Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent.

Veterans’ Affairs

S. 514—Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)/Veterans’ Affairs (2/14/19)—A bill to improve the benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H. R. 1239—Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ)/Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; and Financial Services (2/14/19)—A bill to reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.