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Bills Introduced

Abortion
H. J. Res. 20—-Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-MN) / Judiciary (02/14/01)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the right to life.

Adoption
H.R. 586—-Rep. Ron Lewis (R-KY) / Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to provide that the tax exclusion from gross income for foster care payments shall also apply to payments by qualified placement agencies.

H.R. 622—-Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (R-SC) / Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to expand the adoption tax credit.

Child Care
H.R. 555—-Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) / Government Reform (02/12/01)—A bill to provide for greater access to child care services for federal employees.

Child Protection
H.R. 623—-Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) / Education and the Workforce, Financial Services (02/14/01)—A bill to provide funds to assist homeless children and youth.

S. Con. Res. 14—-Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-CO) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/01)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the social problem of child abuse and neglect, and supporting efforts to enhance public awareness.

S. 341—-Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-SC) / Commerce, Science, and Transportation (02/15/01)—A bill to require that violent video programming is limited to broadcast after the hours when children are reasonably likely to comprise a substantial portion of the audience.

S. 371—-Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to establish and expand child opportunity zone family centers in public elementary schools and secondary schools.

Child Safety
H.R. 597—-Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) / Transportation and Infrastructure (02/13/01)—A bill relating to the use of safety belts and child restraint systems by children.

H.R. 691—-Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-MN) / Transportation and Infrastructure (02/14/01)—A bill to reauthorize funding for child passenger protection education grants through fiscal year 2003.

Discrimination
H.R. 682—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Judiciary (02/14/01)—A bill to require the Attorney General to acquire data about crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on gender.

Education
H.R. 573—-Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) / Education and the Workforce (02/13/01)—A bill to provide grants to state educational agencies and local educational agencies for the provision of classroom-related technology training for elementary and secondary school teachers.

H.R. 589—-Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) / Education and the Workforce (02/13/01)—A bill to provide for the full funding of the Pell Grant program.

S. 303—-Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/01)—A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, to reauthorize and make improvements to that Act.

S. 306—-Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-NJ) / Finance (02/13/01)—A bill to expand the use of Education Savings Accounts.

S. 307—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/01)—A bill to provide grants to state educational agencies and local educational agencies for the provision of classroom-related technology training for elementary and secondary school teachers.

S. 308—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/01)—A bill to award grants for school construction.

S. 309—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/01)—A bill to reauthorize Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

S. 316—-Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) / Judiciary (02/13/01)—A bill to provide for teacher liability protection.

H. Res. 53—-Rep. David Wu (D-OR) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A resolution to express the sense of the House that the maximum Pell Grant should be increased to $4,350.

H.R. 620—-Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to establish a national school dropout prevention grant program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

H.R. 625—-Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) / Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to authorize grants and provide tax incentives for the construction, repair, renovation, and modernization of public school facilities.

H.R. 650—-Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (R-SC) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to expand loan forgiveness for teachers.

H.R. 659—-Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-OR) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to authorize full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act by 2006.

H.R. 676—-Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to increase the maximum allowable annual contribution to an Education Savings Account from $500 to $2,000, phased in over 3 years.

H.R. 678—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to expand the student loan interest deduction.

H.R. 686—-Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to repeal the 60-month limitation period on the allowance of a deduction of interest on loans for higher education expenses.

H.R. 703—-Rep. Robert C. Scott (D-VA) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to provide a tax credit for teaching expenses, professional development expenses, and student education loans for elementary and secondary public school teachers.

H.R. 719—-Rep. David Wu (D-OR) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to ensure that senior citizens are given an opportunity to serve as mentors, tutors, and volunteers for certain programs.

H.R. 719—-Rep. David Wu (D-OR) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to ensure that senior citizens are given an opportunity to serve as mentors, tutors, and volunteers for certain programs.

S. 323—-Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/01)—A resolution to express the sense of the House that the maximum Pell Grant should be increased to $4,350.

S. 337—-Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/01)—A bill to establish scholarships for inviting new scholars to participate in renewing education, and mentor teacher programs, under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

S. 342—-Sen. John Ashcroft (R-MO) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to provide grants for proven measures for increasing the quality of education.

S. 372—-Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to strengthen the involvement of parents in the education of their children under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

S. 373—-Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to provide for the professional development of elementary and secondary school educators.

S. 377—-Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to help identify children with reading deficiencies and to provide grants for the implementation of early reading intervention programs.

Health
H.R. 567—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/01)—A bill to require Medicaid coverage of disabled children, and individuals who became disabled as children, without regard to income or assets.

H.R. 568—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Government Reform (02/13/01)—A bill to assure equitable treatment of fertility and impotence in health care coverage under group health plans, health insurance coverage, and health plans under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

H.R. 595—-Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) / Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to expand coverage of bone mass measurements under part B of the Medicare program to all individuals at clinical risk for osteoporosis.

H.R. 600—-Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/01)—A bill to provide families of disabled children with the opportunity to purchase coverage under the Medicaid program for such children.

H.R. 602—-Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce (02/13/01)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance.

S. 318—-Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-SD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/01)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance.

S. 321—-Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) / Finance (02/13/01)—A bill to provide families of disabled children with the opportunity to purchase coverage under the Medicaid program for such children.

S. 321—-Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) / Finance (02/13/01)—A bill to provide families of disabled children with the opportunity to purchase coverage under Medicaid program for such children.

H. Con. Res. 37—-Rep. Christopher Shays (R-CT) / Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to promoting coverage of individuals under long-term care insurance.

H.R. 633—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Energy and Commerce (02/14/01)—A bill to provide supplemental grants for additional preventive health services for women.

H.R. 684—-Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA) / International Relations (02/14/01)—A bill to authorize assistance for mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission prevention efforts.

H.R. 689—-Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) / Government Reform (02/14/01)—A bill to ensure that coverage of bone mass measurements is provided under the health benefits program for federal employees.

S. 331—-Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) / Finance (02/14/01)—A bill relating to certain provisions of the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998.

S. 382—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/01)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance.

Labor
H.R. 592—-Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) / Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to provide that an individual who leaves employment because of sexual harassment or loss of child care will, for purposes of determining such individual’s eligibility for unemployment compensation, be treated as having left such employment for good cause.

H.R. 638—-Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) / Government Reform (02/14/01)—A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of federal employees.

H.R. 665—-Rep. David E. Bonior (D-MI) / Education and the Workforce (02/14/01)—A bill to provide for an increase in the federal minimum wage.

Social Security
H.R. 560—-Rep. Mike Ross (D-AR) / Budget, Rules, Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to establish an off-budget lockbox to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.

Tax Policy
H.R. 593—-Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) / Ways and Means (02/13/01)—A bill to treat a portion of welfare benefits contingent on employment as earned income for purposes of the earned income credit.

S. 306—-Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-NJ) / Finance (02/13/01)—A bill to expand the use of education individual retirement accounts.

H.R. 636—-Rep. Phil English (R-PA) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to permit private educational institutions to maintain qualified tuition programs which are comparable to qualified state tuition programs.

H.R. 672—-Rep. Gerald D. Kleczka (D-WI) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to eliminate the marriage tax penalty in the standard deduction.

H.R. 703—-Rep. Robert C. Scott (D-VA) / Ways and Means (02/14/01)—A bill to provide a tax credit for teaching expenses, professional development expenses, and student education loans for elementary and secondary public school teachers.

S. 384—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Finance (02/15/01)—A bill make the dependent care tax credit refundable.

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