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Bills Introduced

Education
S. 3180—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)/Considered and passed (6/23/08)—A bill to temporarily extend the programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (P.L. 105-244).

Employment
S. 3209—-Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (6/26/08)—A bill to clarify the filing period applicable to charges of discrimination.

Financial Literacy
H. Res. 1294—Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA)/Ways and Means (6/23/08)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Save for Retirement Week.”

S. Res. 601—-Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR)/Judiciary (6/25/08)—-A resolution designating October 19 through October 25, 2008, as “National Save for Retirement Week.”

Health
H. Res. 1300—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (6/24/08)—A resolution supporting efforts to raise awareness, improve education, and encourage research on inflammatory breast cancer.

S. 3206—-Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)/Finance (6/26/08)—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. 6393—-Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (6/26/08)—-A bill to promote tobacco use cessation under the Medicare Program, the Medicaid Program, and the maternal and child health program.

H. Con. Res. 384—-Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (6/26/08)—A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National HIV Testing Day.”

Judiciary
S. J. Res. 43—-Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Judiciary (6/25/08)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

H.J. Res. 96—-Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)/Judiciary (6/26/08)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the penalty of death for the rape of a child.

H.J. Res. 97—-Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)/Judiciary (6/26/08)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

Miscellaneous
H. Con. Res. 382—-Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Education and Labor (6/25/08)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the important social and labor contributions and accomplishments of Congresswoman Mary T. Norton of New Jersey on the 70th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

H.R. 6404—-Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA)/Financial Services (6/26/08)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the establishment of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.

H. Res. 1313—-Rep. Nick Lampson (D-TX)/Science and Technology (6/26/08)—A resolution celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first American woman in space, Dr. Sally K. Ride, and honoring her contributions to the space program and to science education.

Tax Policy
H.R. 6390—-Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL)/Ways and Means (6/26/08)—A bill to provide a credit against tax for certain caregivers, to expand the dependent care credit, and to increase the exclusion limitation for dependent care assistance programs.

Veterans
H. Res. 1295—-Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services (6/23/08)—A resolution recognizing and commemorating the efforts and contributions of outstanding female veterans of the Armed Forces, and the vital roles women play today as servicemembers in the defense of the nation.

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