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Congressional Schedule: September 9-13, 2019

Floor Action:

Employment- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 281, the Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act.


Appropriations- On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense will mark up the FY2020 Defense spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered).

On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will consider the FY2020 Defense spending bill.


Family Support- On Tuesday, the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing, Making It More Affordable to Raise a Family.”

Health- On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing, “Improving Maternal Health: Legislation to Advance Prevention Efforts and Access to Care.”

Veterans- On Wednesday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on several bills, including H.R. 2645, the Newborn Care Improvement Act; H.R. 2681, a bill to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to report to Congress on the availability of prosthetic items for women veterans; H.R. 2752, the VA Newborn Screening Emergency Treatment Act; H.R. 2798, the Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act; H.R. 2972, a bill to improve the communications of the Department of Veterans Affairs relating to services for women veterans; H.R. 2918, the Women Veterans Health Care Accountability Act; H.R. 3224, a bill to provide increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans; H.R. 3636, the Caring for Our Women Veterans Act; H.R. 3798, the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act; H.R. 3867, the Violence Against Women Veterans Act; H.R. 4096, the Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act; and a bill to establish the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Women’s Health (as-yet-unnumbered).

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