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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

H.R. 2385—Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (5/15/15)—A bill to require certain large companies to submit to an independent annual audit of their supply chains to verify that their supply chains are free of child and forced labor.

Employment

S. 1302—Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/12/15)—A bill to provide leave because of the death of a son or daughter.

H.R. 2260—Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce; Oversight and Government Reform (5/12/15)—A bill to provide leave because of the death of a son or daughter.

Family Support

H.R. 2383—Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC)/Agriculture (5/15/15)—A bill to change the eligible foods allowed for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Heath

H.R. 2355—Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (5/15/15)—A bill to provide for a national public outreach and education campaign to raise public awareness of women’s preventive health, and for other purposes.

H.Res. 268—Rep. David Scott (D-GA)/Energy and Commerce (5/15/15)—A resolution supporting the designation of July 2015 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month.

International

H. Res. 261—Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs (5/13/15)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work with the government of Nepal to ensure that the unique needs, vulnerabilities, and capacities of women and girls are considered and addressed in efforts to provide humanitarian relief and assistance in reconstruction in the aftermath of the April 25, 2015, earthquake.

Judiciary

H.J. Res. 51—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Judiciary (5/13/15)—A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

H.J. Res. 52.—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Judiciary (5/14/15)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Miscellaneous

H.R. 2248—Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)/Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services (5/12/15)—A bill to provide that service of the members of the organization known as the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II constituted active military service for purposes of laws administered by the secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Tax Policy

H.R. 2334—Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)/Ways and Means (5/14/15)—A bill to require individuals to include their social security numbers on the income tax return as a condition of claiming the refundable portion of the child tax credit, and for other purposes.

Veterans

H.R. 2257—Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/12/15)—A bill to improve the reproductive treatment provided to certain disabled veterans.

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