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Bills Introduced

Child Care
H.R. 265—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, House Administration, Ways and Means (01/22/01)—A bill to increase the availability and affordability of quality child care and early learning services, and to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to expand the scope of the Act.

S. 18—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to increase the availability and affordability of quality child care and early learning services, and to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to expand the scope of the Act.

H.R. 251—-Rep. Benjamin A. Gilman (R-NY) / Government Reform, House Administration, Judiciary (01/30/01)—A bill to ensure the safety of children placed in child care centers in federal facilities.

H.R. 286—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) / Financial Services (01/30/01)—A bill to provide for the construction and renovation of child care facilities.

H.R. 307—-Rep. James A. Traficant (D-OH) / Government Reform, Transportation and Infrastructure (01/30/01)—A bill to provide for reform of the Federal Protective Service to enhance the safety and security of federal employees, members of the public and for children enrolled in childcare facilities located in public buildings under the control of the General Services Administration.

H.R. 367—-Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce (01/31/01)—A bill to promote the health and safety of children by requiring the posting of Consumer Product Safety Commission child care center safety standards in child care centers and by requiring that the Secretary of Health and Human Services report to Congress with recommendations to promote compliance with such standards.

Crime
H.R. 194—-Rep. Bob Stump (R-AZ) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to require states that receive federal education funds to enact a law that requires the expulsion of students who are convicted of a violent crime.

H.R. 202—-Rep. John E. Sweeney (R-NY) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to prohibit law enforcement agencies from imposing a waiting period before accepting reports of missing children less than 21 years of age.

H.R. 74—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to enhance federal enforcement of hate crimes.

H.R. 259—-Rep. Randy Cunningham (R-CA) / Judiciary (01/30/01)—A bill to provide enhanced penalties for crimes of violence against children under age 13.

H.R. 284—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Judiciary (01/30/01)—A bill to protect the civil rights of victims of gender-motivated violence and to promote public safety, health, and regulate activities affecting interstate commerce by creating employer liability for negligent conduct that results in an individual’s committing a gender-motivated crime of violence against another individual on premises controlled by the employer.

Discrimination
H.R. 217—-Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of affectional or sexual orientation.

Education
H. Res. 13—-Rep. Ric Keller (R-FL) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A resolution to express the intention of the House to fully fund the federal Pell Grant program.

H.R. 100—-Rep. Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI) / Education and the Workforce, Science (01/03/01)—A bill to establish and expand programs relating to science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education.

H.R. 101—-Rep. Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to establish and expand programs relating to science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education.

H.R. 116—-Rep. Rush D. Holt (D-NJ) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to establish a program to promote child literacy by making books available through early learning and other child care programs.

H.R. 117—-Rep. Rush D. Holt (D-NJ) / Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to improve the quality and scope of science and mathematics education.

H.R. 124—-Rep. Ric Keller (R-FL) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to provide for full funding of federal Pell Grants.

H.R. 214—-Rep. Thomas G. Tancredo (R-CO) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to authorize appropriations for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to achieve full funding for Part B of IDEA by 2006.

S. 101—-Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to improve teacher quality.

S. 119—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to provide states with funds to support state, regional, and local school construction.

S. 120—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to establish a demonstration project to increase teacher salaries and employee benefits for teachers who enter into contracts with local educational agencies to serve as master teachers.

S. 123—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to extend loan forgiveness for certain loans to Head Start teachers.

S. 40—-Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to provide training to increase teacher certification.

S. 7—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to improve public education for all children and support lifelong learning.

S. 79—-Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to encourage drug-free and safe schools.

S. 98—-Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to promote parental involvement and parental empowerment in public education through greater competition and choice.

S. 156—-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/23/01)—A bill to improve academic and social outcomes for students and reduce both juvenile crime and the risk that youth will become victims of crime by providing productive activities during after-school hours.

S. 157—-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/23/01)—A bill to establish a program to help states expand the existing education system to include at least one year of early education preceding the year a child enters kindergarten.

S. 158—-Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/23/01)—A bill to improve schools.

H. R. 73—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Education and the Workforce (01/24/01)—A bill to require the Secretary of Education to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress on methods for identifying and treating children with dyslexia in kindergarten through 3rd grade.

S. 167—-Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/24/01)—A bill to allow a state to combine certain funds to improve the academic achievement of all its students.

S. 183—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Finance (01/25/01)—A bill to enhance Department of Education efforts to facilitate the involvement of small business owners in state and local initiatives to improve education.

S. 195—-Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/29/01)—A bill to establish programs to recruit, retain, and retrain teachers.

H.R. 323—-Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) / Education and the Workforce (01/31/01)—A bill to amend the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Act to include public libraries.

H.R. 340—-Rep. George Miller (D-CA) / Education and the Workforce (01/31/01)—A bill to improve the quality of public education and raise student achievement by increasing investment, strengthening accountability, raising standards for teachers, improving professional development and teacher compensation, rewarding successful schools, and providing better information to parents.

H.R. 341—-Rep. Harold E. Ford (D-TN) / Education and the Workforce (01/31/01)—A bill to authorize school construction funds for local educational agencies that have made improvements in teacher quality and student achievement.

H.R. 345—-Rep. Tim Roemer (D-IN) / (01/31/01)—A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize and make improvements to that Act.

H.R. 371—-Rep. Lynn N. Rivers (D-MI) / Education and the Workforce (01/31/01)—A bill to amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act relating to the minimum amount of State grants for any fiscal year under Part B of that Act.

H.R. 385—-Rep. Thomas G. Tancredo (R-CO) / Education and the Workforce (01/31/01)—A bill to provide for parental notification and consent prior to enrollment of a child in a bilingual education program or a special alternative instructional program for limited English proficient students.

H.R. 331—-Rep. Randy Cunningham (R-CA) / Education and the Workforce (03/31/01)—A bill to provide that the Davis-Bacon Act shall not apply to contracts for the construction and repair of schools and libraries.

Health
H. Res. 14—-Rep. Marge Roukema (R-NJ) / Energy and Commerce (01/03/01)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House with respect to the seriousness of the national problems associated with mental illness and with respect to congressional intent to establish a Mental Health Advisory Committee.

H.R. 16—-Rep. John D. Dingell (D-MI) / Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to provide a program of national health insurance.

H.R. 162—-Rep. Marge Roukema (R-NJ) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to prohibit group and individual health plans from imposing treatment limitations or financial requirements on the coverage of mental health benefits and on the coverage of substance abuse and chemical dependency benefits if similar limitations are not imposed on medical and surgical benefits.

H.R. 183—-Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (01/03/01)—A bill to provide for awards by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to develop and operate multidisciplinary research centers regarding the impact of environmental factors on women’s health and disease prevention.

H.R. 46—-Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce (01/03/01)—A bill to raise awareness of eating disorders and to create educational programs concerning the same.

H.R. 55—-Rep. David Dreier (R-CA) / Government Reform, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to make the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program available to individuals age 55 to 65 who would not otherwise have health insurance.

H.R. 75—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Energy and Commerce (01/03/01)—A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to mental health services for children, adolescents, and their families.

S. 24—-Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to provide improved access to health care, enhance informed individual choice regarding health care services, lower health care costs through the use of appropriate providers, improve the quality of health care, and improve access to long-term care.

S. 6—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.

S. 160—-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/23/01)—A bill to provide assistance to states to expand and establish drug abuse treatment programs to enable such programs to provide services to individuals who voluntarily seek treatment for drug abuse.

S. 208—-Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/23/01)—A bill to reduce health care costs and promote improved health care by providing supplemental grants for additional preventive health services for women under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WISEWOMAN program.

H. Con. Res. 17—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (01/30/01)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress supporting federal funding of pluripotent stem cell research.

H.R. 252—-Rep. Benjamin A. Gilman (R-NY) / Government Reform (01/30/01)—A bill to establish a dependent care assistance program for federal employees.

H.R. 281—-Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY) / Government Reform (01/30/01)—A bill to establish and provide a tax checkoff for a Breast and Prostate Cancer Research Fund.

H.R. 292—-Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce (01/30/01)—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 if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography.

H.R. 326—-Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) / Energy and Commerce (01/31/01)—A bill to provide for programs regarding ovarian cancer.

H.R. 360—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (01/31/01)—A bill to establish a program of research regarding the risks posed by the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in feminine hygiene products, and to establish a program for the collection and analysis of data on toxic shock syndrome.

H.R. 386—-Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) / Energy and Commerce (01/31/01)—A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to orphan drugs.

H.R. 389—-Rep. Anthony D. Weiner (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Government Reform (01/31/01)—A bill to require coverage for the treatment of infertility.

International
H. Res. 18—-Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey (D-CA) / International Relations (01/03/01)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

Labor
H.R. 222—-Rep. James A. Traficant (D-OH) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to increase the minimum wage by $1 over two years.

H.R. 226—-Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey (D-CA) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to establish demonstration projects to provide paid family and medical leave.

S. 77—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex.

S. 78—-Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to make preferential treatment an unlawful employment practice.

S. 163—-Sen. Russell Feingold (D-WI) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/24/01)—A bill to prevent the involuntary application of arbitration to claims that arise from unlawful employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.

Miscellaneous
H.R. 70—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to prevent children’s access to firearms.

H.R. 71—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Education and the Workforce, Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to provide for the establishment of a task force within the Bureau of Justice Statistics to gather information about, study, and report to Congress regarding incidents of abandonment of infant children.

H.R. 72—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) / Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to require hospitals reimbursed under Medicare to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.

H.R. 285—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means (01/30/01)—A bill to protect breastfeeding by new mothers; to provide for a performance standard for breast pumps; and to provide tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding.

Reproductive Health
H.R. 78—-Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the right to life.

S. 104—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.

S. 74—-Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC) / (01/22/01)—A bill to prohibit the provision of federal funds to any state or local educational agency that distributes or provides morning-after pills to school children.

S. 75—-Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC) / Placed on Calendar (01/22/01)—A bill to protect the lives of unborn human beings.

S. 76—-Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC) / Placed on Calendar (01/22/01)—A bill to make it a violation of a right secured by the Constitution and laws of the United States to perform an abortion with the knowledge that the abortion is being performed solely because of the gender of the fetus.

H.R. 361—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / International Relations (01/31/01)—A bill to provide for international family planning funding for the fiscal year 2002.

Small Business
H.R. 293—-Rep. John E. Sweeney (R-NY) / Small Business (01/03/01)—A bill to amend the Small Business Act with respect to the microloan program.

S. 174—-Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) / Small Business (01/24/01)—A bill to amend the Small Business Act with respect to the microloan program.

S. 182—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Small Business (01/25/01)—A bill to amend the Small Business Act with respect to the microloan program.

Social Security
H.R. 120—-Rep. Rush D. Holt (D-NJ) / Budget, Rules (01/03/01)—A bill to preserve all budget surpluses until legislation is enacted significantly extending the solvency of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds.

H.R. 14—-Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a pilot program to provide regulatory compliance assistance to small businesses.

S. 10—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (01/22/01)—A bill to provide coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under Medicare.

S. 125—-Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to provide substantial reductions in the price of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries.

S. 21—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to establish an off-budget lockbox to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.

H.R. 339—-Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under part B of the Medicare Program.

Tax Policy
H.R. 102—-Rep. Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI) / Education and the Workforce (01/03/01)—A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to encourage stronger math and science programs at elementary and secondary schools.

H.R. 12—-Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to increase the limitation on contributions to individual retirement accounts.

H.R. 154—-Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to increase to 100 percent the amount of the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.

H.R. 155—-Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) / Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to enhance the portability of retirement benefits.

H.R. 206—-Rep. John E. Sweeney (R-NY) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to increase the child care credit for lower-income working parents.

H.R. 221—-Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to designate educational empowerment zones in certain low-income areas and to give a tax incentive to attract teachers to work in such areas.

H.R. 41—-Rep. Nancy L. Johnson (R-CT) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to permanently extend the research credit and to increase the rates of the alternative incremental credit.

H.R. 84—-Rep. Phil English (R-PA) / Ways and Means (01/03/01)—A bill to provide tax incentives for education.

S. 41—-Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) / Finance (01/03/01)—A bill to provide tax incentives for education.

S. 9—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Finance (01/03/01)—A bill to provide tax relief.

S. 148—-Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID) / Finance (01/12/01)—A bill to expand the adoption credit.

S. 11—-Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that the income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals.

S. 133—-Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to make permanent the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance programs.

S. 29—-Sen. Christopher Bond (R-MO) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to allow a deduction for 100 percent of the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.

S. 35—-Sen. Phil Gramm (R-TX) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to provide relief to America’s working families and to promote continued economic growth by returning a portion of the tax surplus to those who created it.

S. 99—-Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) / Finance (01/22/01)—A bill to provide a credit against tax for employers who provide child care assistance for dependents of their employees.

S. 152—-Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) / Finance (01/23/01)—A bill to eliminate the 60-month limit and increase the income limitation on the student loan interest deduction.

S. 189—-Sen. Christopher Bond (R-MO) / Finance (01/25/01)—A bill to provide tax relief for small businesses.

H.R. 253—-Rep. Benjamin A. Gilman (R-NY) / Ways and Means (01/30/01)—A bill to expand alternatives for families with children and to establish tax incentives to improve the quality of child care.

H.R. 257—-Rep. (-) / Ways and Means (01/30/01)—A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against the income tax for educational expenses incurred in attending public or private (including religious) elementary and secondary schools and in homeschooling.

H.R. 303—-Rep. Thomas G. Tancredo (R-CO) / Ways and Means (01/30/01)—A bill to allow a refundable credit for education expenses of children receiving or eligible to receive free or reduced price school meals.

S. 203—-Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) / Finance (01/30/01)—A bill to provide an above-the-line deduction for qualified professional development expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers and to allow a credit against income tax to elementary and secondary school teachers who provide classroom materials.

H.R. 317—-Rep. Donald A. Manzullo (R-IL) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to allow a deduction for 100 percent of the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.

H.R. 342—-Rep. Harold E. Ford (D-TN) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to make higher education more affordable by providing a full tax deduction for higher education expenses and interest on student loans.

H.R. 368—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to allow individuals a credit against income tax for tuition and related expenses for public and nonpublic elementary and secondary education.

H.R. 369—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to provide a tax credit for elementary and secondary school teachers.

H.R. 370—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to allow a credit against income tax for amounts contributed to charitable organizations which provide elementary or secondary scholarships and for contributions of, and for, instructional materials and materials for extracurricular activities.

H.R. 379—-Rep. E. Clay Shaw (R-FL) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to allow issuance of tax-exempt private activity bonds to finance public-private partnership activities relating to school facilities in public elementary and secondary schools.

H.R. 383—-Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to allow a deduction for amounts paid for health insurance and prescription drug costs of individuals.

H.R. 387—-Rep. Anthony D. Weiner (D-NY) / Ways and Means (01/31/01)—A bill to expand the child tax credit.

S. 225—-Sen. John Warner (R-VA) / Finance (01/31/01)—A bill to provide incentives to public elementary and secondary school teachers by providing a tax credit for teaching expenses, professional development expenses, and student education loans.

Violence Against Women
H.R. 21—-Rep. Bob Barr (R-GA) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to provide that the firearms prohibitions applicable by reason of a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction do not apply if the conviction occurred before the prohibitions became law.

H.R. 28—-Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY) / Judiciary (01/03/01)—A bill to establish the Violence Against Women Office within the Department of Justice.

S. 161—-Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-MN) / Judiciary (01/24/01)—A bill to establish the Violence Against Women Office within the Department of Justice.

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