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Bills Introduced

S. 2788—Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) / Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/31/08). A bill to impose admitting privilege requirements with respect to physicians who perform abortions.


S. 2793—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) / Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (4/1/08). A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe a rule prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services.

Child Protection
H.R. 5692—Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA) / Committee on Energy and Commerce (4/3/08). A bill to provide for infant crib safety.

Family Support
S. 2820—Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) / Committee on Finance (4/3/08). A bill to extend and expand the number of states qualifying for supplemental grants under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

Financial Literacy
S. Res. 495—Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) / Considered and agreed to (4/1/08). A resolution designating April 2008 as “Financial Literacy Month.”

H. Res. 1079—Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX) / Committee on Financial Services (4/3/08). A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Financial Literacy Month 2008.

S. 2819—Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) / Committee on Finance (4/3/08). A bill to preserve access to Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program during an economic downturn.

H.R. 5711—Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) / Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means (4/3/08). A bill to establish a floor for payment for mammography under the Medicare program.

Small Business
H.R. 5672—Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) / Committees on Financial Services, Oversight and Government Reform, and Small Business (4/1/08). A bill to establish the Commission on Women’s Business Ownership.

S. 2799—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) / Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (4/2/08). A bill to expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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