The Source

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 employees for childcare expenses during the lapse in appropriations beginning on or about December 22, 2018.

Health

S. Res. 29—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/25/19)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of a “Women’s Health Research Day.”

H. Res. 76—Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)/Energy and Commerce (1/24/19)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of a “Women’s Health Research Day.”

Judiciary

S.J. Res. 6—Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)/Judiciary (1/25/19)—A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Miscellaneous

S. 206—Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)/Housing, Banking, and Urban Affairs (1/24/19)—A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the female telephone operators of the Army Signal Corps, known as the “Hello Girls.”

Veterans 

H.R. 713—Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN)/Veterans’ Affairs (1/23/19)—A bill to provide for the eligibility for beneficiary travel for veterans seeking treatment or care for military sexual trauma in specialized outpatient or residential programs at facilities of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women 

H.R. 777—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Judiciary (1/24/19)—A bill to reauthorize programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.