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Bills Introduced

Children

S.J. Res. 16—Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC)/Judiciary (5/14/09)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to parental rights.

H. Res. 438—-Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)/Education and Labor (5/14/09)—A resolution expressing support for designation of September as National Child Awareness Month.

Food Security

H. Res. 442—-Rep. George Miller (D-CA)/Education and Labor (5/14/09)—A resolution recognizing the importance of the Child and Adult Care Food program and its positive effect on the lives of low-income children and families.

Health

S. 1034—-Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)/Finance (5/13/09)—A bill to ensure payment under Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program for covered items and services furnished by school-based health clinics.

H.R. 2402—-Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)/Energy and Commerce (5/13/09)—A bill to ensure fairness in the coverage of women in the individual health insurance market.

S. Res. 144—-Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI)/Considered and agreed to (5/12/09)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Woman’s Health Day.

Reproductive Health

S. 1032—-Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/13/09)—A bill to provide for programs that reduce abortions, help women bear healthy children, and support new parents.

H.R. 2358—-Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (5/12/09)—A bill to require coverage under the Medicaid program for freestanding birth center services.

Small Business

H.R. 2352—-Rep. Heath Shuler (D-ND)/Small Business (5/12/09)—A bill to amend the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.

Veterans

H.R.2342—-Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/11/09)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a family caregiver program to furnish support services to family members certified as family caregivers who provide personal care services for certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 436—-Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)/Oversight and Government Reform (5/13/09)—A resolution mourning the loss of Bea Arthur, celebrating her life and work, and honoring her many contributions to equality and social justice for all Americans.

H.R. 2421—-Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)/Financial Services (5/14/09)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the establishment of Mother’s Day.

H. Res. 441—-Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)/Oversight and Government Reform (5/14/09)—A resolution honoring the historical contributions of Catholic sisters in the United States.

H. Res. 428—-Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC)/Education and Labor (5/12/09)—A resolution recognizing the immeasurable contributions of fathers in the healthy development of children, supporting responsible fatherhood, and encouraging greater involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, especially on Father’s Day.

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