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Bills Introduced

Adoption 

S. 410—-Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)/Finance (2/11/09)—A bill to ensure states follow best policies and practices for supporting and retaining foster parents and to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to states to improve the empowerment, leadership, support, training, recruitment, and retention of foster care, kinship care, and adoptive parents.

Child Protection 

H.R. 1046—-Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL)/Energy and Commerce (2/12/09)—A bill to ensure the effective implementation of children’s product safety standards under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. 

 

Crime

S. 436—-Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)/Judiciary (2/13/09)—A bill to protect youth from exploitation by adults using the Internet.

H.R. 1076—-Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)/Judiciary (2/13/09)—A bill to protect youth from exploitation by adults using the internet.

Education 

H.R. 913—-Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)/Education and Labor (2/9/09)—A bill to strengthen mentoring programs, and for other purposes.

Employment 

H.R. 912—-Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY)/Considered and passed (2/9/09)—A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to clarify the eligibility requirements with respect to airline flight crews.

Health 

S. Con. Res. 6—-Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/11/09)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that national health care reform should ensure that the health care needs of women and of all individuals in the United States are met.

H.R. 995—-Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor (2/11/09)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age or older and for such screening and annual magnetic resonance imaging for women at high risk for breast cancer if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography for women 40 years of age or older.

H. Con. Res. 48—-Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Energy and Commerce (2/11/09)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that national health care reform should ensure that the health care needs of women and of all individuals in the United States are met.

S. 422—-Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/12/09)—A bill to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diesases in women.

H.R. 1032—-Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (2/12/09)—A bill to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.

Miscellaneous 

H. Con. Res. 46—-Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)/Oversight and Government Reform (2/10/09)—A concurrent resolution honoring the life of Betty Shabazz.

H. Res. 148—-Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)/Judiciary (2/10/09)—A resolution recognizing and honoring the life and achievements of Constance Baker Motley, a judge for the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

H. Res. 159—-Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH)/Oversight and Government Reform (2/11/09)—A resolution honoring the New Hampshire State Senate for becoming the 1st statewide legislative body with a majority of women in the United States.

 

H.R. 1078—-Rep. Michael Arcuri (D-NY)/Natural Resources (2/13/09)—A bill to establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland.

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