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Bills Introduced January 28- February 1, 2019

Abortion

H.R. 833—Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)/Energy and Commerce (1/29/19)—A bill to prohibit federal funding to entities that do not certify the entities will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, an abortion.

H.R. 888—Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)/Energy and Commerce (1/30/19)—A bill to allow for greater flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions.

S. 311—Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE)/read for the first time (1/31/19) —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.

Employment

S. 270—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/30/19)—A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

H.R. 7—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Education and Labor (1/30/19)—A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

Health

S. 283—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)/Finance (1/30/19)—A bill to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.

H.R. 866—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Transportation and Infrastructure (1/30/19)—A bill to provide a lactation room in public buildings.

Human Trafficking

S. 251—Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)/Judiciary (1/29/19)—A bill to establish the Interdiction for the Protection of Child Victims of Exploitation and Human Trafficking Program to train law enforcement officers to identify and assist victims of child exploitation and human trafficking.

H.R. 836—Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)/Judiciary (1/29/19)—A bill to establish the Interdiction for the Protection of Child Victims of Exploitation and Human Trafficking Program to train law enforcement officers to identify and assist victims of child exploitation and human trafficking.

H. Res. 90—Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA)/Judiciary (1/30/19)—A resolution supporting the observation of “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” during January 2019 to promote efforts to prevent, eradicate, and raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery.

S. Res. 36—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/Judiciary (1/31/19)—A resolution supporting the observation of National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month during the period beginning on January 1, 2019, and ending on February 1, 2019, to raise awareness of, and opposition to, human trafficking and modern slavery.

Judiciary

H.J. Res. 35—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Judiciary (1/29/19)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

H.J. Res. 38—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Judiciary (1/30/19)—A joint resolution removing the deadline for  the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Miscellaneous

 S. 239—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (1/28/19)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to Mint coins in recognition of Christa McAuliffe.

Veterans

H.R. 840—Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)/Veterans’ Affairs (1/29/19)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide child care assistance to veterans receiving certain medical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Violence Against Women

 H. Res. 81—Rep. David Joyce (R-OH)/Judiciary (1/28/19)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for state legislatures to pass comprehensive sexual assault kit reforms by 2021.

H.R. 915—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Judiciary (1/30/19)—A bill to extend the coverage of the federal prohibition against stalking in order to provide protection to friends and co-workers, and for other purposes.

S. 288—Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)/Indian Affairs (1/31/19)—A bill to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 94—Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)/Judiciary (1/31/19)—A resolution raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the designation of January 2019 as “National Stalking Awareness Month.”