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Bills Introduced

Adoption
S. 735—-Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)/Finance (3/30/09)—A bill to ensure states receive adoption payments for FY2008 in accordance with the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.

H.R. 1840—-Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)/Ways and Means (4/1/09)—A bill to ensure states receive adoption incentive payments for FY2008 in accordance with the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.

Child Protection
H. Res. 297—-Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)/Education and Labor (3/30/09)—A resolution recognizing May 25, 2009, as National Missing Children’s Day.

H.R. 1933—-Rep. Ron Klein (D-FL)/Judiciary (4/2/09)—A bill to direct the attorney general to make an annual grant to the A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center to assist law enforcement agencies in the rapid recovery of missing children, and for other purposes.

Consumer Safety
S. 753—-Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)/Commerce, Science, and Transportation (3/31/09)—A bill to prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of children’s food and beverage containers composed of bisphenol A, and for other purposes.

Employment
H. Con. Res. 99—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY)/Education and Labor (4/2/09)—A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of a National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day.

Financial Literacy
S. Res. 94—-Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)/Considered and agreed to (3/31/09)—A resolution designating April 2009 as Financial Literacy Month.

Health
S. 755—Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/31/09)—A bill to authorize the director of the National Cancer Institute to make grants for the discovery and validation of biomarkers for use in risk stratification for, and the early detection and screening of, ovarian cancer.

H.R. 1816—-Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (3/31/09)—A bill authorize the director of the National Cancer Institute to make grants for the discovery and validation of biomarkers for use in risk stratification for, and the early detection and screening of, ovarian cancer.

S. 770—-Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)/Finance (4/1/09)—A bill to promote cessation of tobacco use under the Medicare program, the Medicaid program, and the maternal and child health services block grant program.

H.R. 1850—-Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (4/1/09)—A bill to promote tobacco use cessation under the Medicare program, the Medicaid program, and the maternal and child health program.

S. 769—-Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)/Finance (4/1/09)—A bill to improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under the Medicare part B program.

H.R. 1894—-Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV)/Ways and Means (4/2/09)—A bill to improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under the Medicare part B program.

H.R. 1928—-Rep. Steve Kagen (D-WI)/Energy and Commerce (4/2/09)—A bill to increase home health care services, particularly for underserved and at-risk populations, by assisting visiting nurse associations and other nonprofit home health agencies to improve training and workforce development for home health care nurses, promoting and facilitating academic-practice collaborations, and enhancing recruitment and retention of home health care nurses.

H.R. 1964—-Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (4/2/09)—A bill to address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community, and for other purposes.

International
H.R. 1967—-Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI)/Foreign Affairs (4/2/09)—A bill to prohibit funding organizations that support or participate in coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization.

S. Res. 99—-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)/Foreign Relations (4/2/09)—A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the government of Uzbekistan should immediately enforce its existing domestic legislation and fulfill its international commitments aimed at ending state-sponsored forced and child labor.

Judiciary
H.R. 1822—-Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)/Judiciary (3/31/09)—A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes.

H.J. Res. 42—-Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)/Judiciary (3/31/09)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

Small Business
H.R. 1838—-Rep. Mary Fallin (R-OK)/Small Business (4/1/09)—A bill to modify certain provisions relating to women’s business centers, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1845—-Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL)/Small Business (4/1/09)—A bill to modernize Small Business Development Centers, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1842—-Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)/Small Business (4/1/09)—A bill to improve the Small Business Administration’s entrepreneurial development programs.

Miscellaneous
H. Res. 310—-Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC)/Education and Labor (3/31/09)—A resolution honoring the life of Coach Kay Yow in remembrance of her passing, and recognizing her dedication to the sport of basketball, her commitment to women and women’s health, and her contributions to the state of North Carolina.

H. Con. Res. 86—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)/House Administration (3/30/09)—A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of a bust of Sojourner Truth.

S. Con. Res. 17—-Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Rules and Administration (4/2/09)—A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of a bust of Sojourner Truth.

H.R. 1887—-Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Oversight and Government Reform (4/2/09)—A bill to establish a Presidential Commission on Women, and for other purposes.

H. Con. Res. 98—-Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (4/2/09)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address climate change.

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