The House and Senate are in session this week.
Appropriations- This week, the House may consider a continuing resolution (CR) (as-yet-unnumbered) to extend federal FY2022 spending until December 2022.
Human Trafficking- On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 7566, the Stop Human Trafficking in School Zones Act, and H.R. 7181, the Human Trafficking Prevention Act of 2022.
International- On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1456, the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act, which contains provisions related to the Sexual Assault Advisory Council.
The House also will consider H.R. 7240, the READ Act Reauthorization Act of 2022, as amended. The bill would reauthorize funding for international programs that increase girls’ access to basic education.
Veterans- On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 7698, a bill to designate the outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ventura, California as the “Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner Outpatient Clinic.”
Family Support- On Tuesday, the Ways and Means Committee will mark up H.R. 8876, the Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act.
Health- On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up several bills, including H. Res. 1287, a resolution of inquiry directing the president to provide certain documents relating to the recall of infant formula manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and potential impacts on the infant formula supply chain.
Small Business- On Wednesday, the Small Business Committee will mark up two bills, including H.R. 8844, the STEP Improvement Act of 2022, a bill to reauthorize the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. STEP provides grants to states to increase the number of exporting small businesses or proposals that assist women-owned and other socially or economically disadvantaged small businesses.
Employment- On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing, “A Review of Diversity and Inclusion at America’s Largest Insurance Companies.”
International- On Wednesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing, “Women Leaders Countering Authoritarianism.”
Military- On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will hold a hearing, “Update on the Implementation of Recommendations of the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military and the Establishment of the Office of Special Trial Counsel.”
Veterans- On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on several bills, including H.R. 1957, the Veterans Infertility Treatment Act, and H.R. 2521, the Doula for VA Act.