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Congressional Schedule: September 12-16, 2022 

Congressional Schedule: September 12-16, 2022 

Floor Action:

The House and Senate are in session this week.

Child Protection- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider S. 3103, the Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child Sex Abuse Victims Act of 2022.

Human Trafficking- Also on Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider S. 4785, a bill to extend by 19 days the authorization for the special assessment for the Domestic Trafficking Victims’ Fund.

Mark-Ups:

Employment- On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up legislation, including S. 4524, the Speak Out Act, a bill to limit the judicial enforceability of predispute nondisclosure and nondisparagement contract clauses relating to disputes involving sexual assault and sexual harassment.

International- On Wednesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will mark up several bills, including H.R. 8446, the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2022. This bill contains provisions relating to improving the livelihood of women and adolescent girls.

Military- On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee will mark-up the Coast Guard Authorization Act (as-yet-unnumbered). The bill contains provisions to address sexual assault and harassment within the Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Academy. 

Hearings:

Veterans- On Thursday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing, “Examining Women Veterans Access to the Full Spectrum of Medical Care Including Reproductive Healthcare Through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA).”

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