The Source

Bills Introduced, January 7-11, 2019

Abortion

H.R. 305—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Judiciary (1/8/19)—A bill to provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization.

S. 105—Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/10/19)—A bill to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.

S. 109—Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Read the first time (1/10/19)—A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

H.R. 437—Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI)/Energy and Commerce (1/10/19)—A bill to prohibit research with human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion, and for other purposes.

H.R. 490—Rep. Steve King (R-IA)/Judiciary (1/11/19)—A bill to prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable.

Employment

H.R. 281—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Financial Services (1/8/19)—A bill to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes.

S. 65—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (1/9/19)—A bill to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes.

Family Support

H.R. 430—Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)/Ways and Means (1/10/19)—A bill to extend the program of block grants to states for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and related programs through June 30, 2019.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 295—Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)/Foreign Affairs; Financial Services (1/8/19)—A bill to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.

H.R. 467—Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)/Judiciary (1/10/19)—A bill to encourage a victim-centered approach to combating human trafficking, and for other purposes.

H.R. 502—Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA)/Financial Services; Energy and Commerce (1/11/19)—A bill to require the comptroller general of the United States to carry out a study on how virtual currencies and online marketplaces are used to buy, sell, or facilitate the financing of goods or services associated with sex trafficking or drug trafficking, and for other purposes.

H.R. 507—Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)/Judiciary; Education and Labor (1/11/19)—A bill to direct the attorney general to study issues relating to human trafficking, and for other purposes.

H.R. 508—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Financial Services (1/11/19)—A bill to require a study and report on the housing and service needs of victims of trafficking and individuals at risk for trafficking.

H.R. 509—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Judiciary (1/11/19)—A bill to require the attorney general to designate human trafficking coordinators for federal judicial districts, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H.R. 500—Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)/Financial Services (1/11/19)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of Christa McAuliffe.

Reproductive Health

H.R. 296—Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)/Energy and Commerce (1/8/19)—A bill to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.

H.R. 369—Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)/Energy and Commerce (1/9/19)—A bill to provide for a moratorium on federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Violence Against Women

S. 85—Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/10/19)—A bill to reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act.┬áH.R. 505—Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)/Judiciary (1/11/19)—A bill to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

H.R. 511—Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD)/Judiciary (1/11/19)—A bill to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.