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Bills Introduced

Abortion

H.R. 2533—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)/Judiciary (5/21/09)—A bill to provide that human life shall be deemed to exist from conception, and for other purposes.

Child Welfare

S. 1151—-Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)/Finance (5/21/09)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct research on indicators of child well-being.

H.R. 2558—-Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA)/Ways and Means (5/21/09)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct research on indicators of child wellbeing.

H. Res. 454—-Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)/Education and Labor (5/18/09)—A resolution recognizing the twenty-fifth anniversary of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Crime

S. 1146—-Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)/Judiciary (5/21/09)—A bill to direct the attorney general to provide grants and access to information and resources for the implementation of the Sex Offender Registration Tips and Crime Victims Center Programs.

H.R. 2612—-Rep. Peter King (D-NY)/Judiciary (5/21/09)—A bill to direct the attorney
general to provide grants and access to information and resources for the implementation of the Sex Offender Registration Tips and Crime Victims Center Programs.

H.R. 2462—-Rep. Peter King (D-NY)/Judiciary (5/18/09)—A bill to eliminate the backlog in performing DNA analyses of DNA samples collected from convicted child sex offenders, and for other purposes.

Employment

S. 1152—-Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/21/09)—A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

H.R. 2460—-Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Education and Labor, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration (5/18/09)—A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

H.R. 2515—-Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)/Education and Labor, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration (5/20/09)—A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (P.L. 103-3) to allow leave to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their effects, and to include domestic partners under the act, and for other purposes.

Health

H.R. 2635—-Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (5/21/09)—A bill to prohibit gender rating in the group and individual markets for health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 485—-Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (5/21/09)—A resolution expressing support for designation of the third week of April 2009 as National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week.

H.R. 2463—-Rep. Peter King (D-NY)/Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce (5/18/09)—A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to establish and provide a check-off for a Breast and Prostate Cancer Research Fund, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2496—-Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA)/Energy and Commerce (5/19/09)—A bill to improve access to the children’s health insurance program (CHIP) by providing exemptions to CHIP eligibility waiting period requirements.

International

H.R. 2475—-Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)/Foreign Affairs (5/19/09)—A bill to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for FY2010 and 2011 to modernize the Foreign Service, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 480—-Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)/Foreign Affairs (5/21/09)—A resolution recognizing and honoring the historic election of women to the Kuwait parliament and its implications for gender equality in the region.

Veterans

S. 1118—-Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/21/09)—A bill to provide for an increase in the amount of monthly dependency and indemnity compensation payable to surviving spouses by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

H.R. 2583—-Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/21/09)— A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve health care for women veterans, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 482—-Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC)/Oversight and Government Reform (5/21/09)—A resolution congratulating Miss Kristen Dalton for being crowned Miss USA 2009.

H. Res. 467—-Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)/Oversight and Government Reform (5/20/09)—A resolution honoring and Commending Alissa Czisny for winning the 2009 United States Figure Skating Championship.

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