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Bills Introduced

Abortion

S. 346—-Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Judiciary (1/29/09)—A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

Child Protection

H.R. 780—-Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL)/Education and Labor (1/28/09)—A bill to promote the safe use of the Internet by students, and for other purposes.

Child Welfare

S. 335—-Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Finance (1/27/09)—A bill to repeal a fee imposed by states on certain child support collections.

Education

H.R. 702—-Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)/Education and Labor (1/27/09)—A bill to improve early education.

H.R. 781—-Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL)/Education and Labor (1/28/09)—A bill to develop a national system of oversight of states for sexual misconduct in the elementary and secondary school system.

Employment

S. 354—-Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (1/29/09)—A bill to provide that four of the twelve weeks of parental leave made available to a federal employee shall be paid leave, and for other purposes.

Health

S. 319—-Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/26/09)—A bill to provide grants to promote positive health behaviors in women and children.

S. 326—-Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)/Finance (1/26/09)—A bill to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program through FY2013, and for other purposes.

H.R. 688—-Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (1/26/09)—A bill to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program through FY2013, and for other purposes.

H.R. 747—-Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA)/Energy and Commerce (1/28/09)—A bill to provide health insurance coverage for children and pregnant women throughout the United States by combining the children and pregnant woman health coverage under Medicaid and SCHIP into a new All Healthy Children Program, and for other purposes.

International

H.R. 708—-Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ)/Foreign Affairs (1/27/09)—A bill to restrict assistance to foreign organizations that perform or actively promote abortions.

Military

H.R. 731—-Rep. John Shadegg (R-AZ)/Veterans’ Affairs (1/27/09)—A bill to exclude individuals who have been convicted of committing certain sex offenses from receiving certain burial-related benefits and funeral honors which are otherwise available to certain veterans, members of the armed forces, and related individuals, and for other purposes.

H. Con. Res. 28—-Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA)/Armed Services (1/27/09)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding sexual assaults and rape in the military.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 95—-Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)/Oversight and Government Reform (1/27/09)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Girls and Women in Sports Day.”

H.R. 774—-Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Oversight and Government Reform (1/28/09)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 46-02 21st Street in Long Island City, New York, as the “Geraldine Ferraro Post Office Building.” 

Reproductive Health

S. 324—-Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/26/09)—A bill to provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis.

Violence Against Women

S. 327—-Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)/Judiciary (1/26/09)—A bill to amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to improve assistance to domestic and sexual violence victims and provide for technical corrections.

H.R. 739—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)/Education and Labor, Ways and Means, and Financial Services (1/28/09)—A bill to promote the economic security and safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and for other purposes.

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