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Bills Introduced

Child Protection
H.R. 4005—-Rep. Ric Keller (R-FL) / Judiciary (10/30/07)—A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent misrepresentation of their ages by on-line predators as a means for the enticement of children.

H.R. 4030—-Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-OR) / Energy and Commerce (10/31/07)—A bill to prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of certain children’s products and child care articles that contain phthalates.

S. 2275—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Commerce, Science, and Transportation (10/31/07)—A bill to prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of certain children’s products and child care articles that contain phthalates.

H.R. 4040—-Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) / Energy and Commerce (11/01/07)—A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children’s products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Child Welfare
H. Res. 789—-Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) / Education and Labor (11/01/07)—A resolution honoring public child welfare agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private entities providing services for foster children.

Education
S. 2258—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Considered and passed (10/30/07)—A bill to extend temporarily the programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, to amend the definition of an eligible not-for-profit holder.

Employment
H.R. 3993—-Rep. Jason Altmire (D-PA) / Education and Labor (10/30/07)—A bill to provide for a prohibition on discrimination in employment against certain family members caring for recovering members of the Armed Forces.

Immigration
H.R. 4007—-Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) / Judiciary (10/30/07)—A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide citizenship for certain children of United States servicemen born overseas during the Vietnam and Korean Wars.

International
S. 2279—-Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) / Foreign Relations (10/31/07)—A bill to combat international violence against women and girls.

Military
H.R. 3990—-Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY) / Armed Services, Judiciary, Veterans Affairs (10/29/07)—A bill to reduce sexual assault and domestic violence involving members of the armed forces and their family members and partners through enhanced programs of prevention and deterrence, enhanced programs of victims services, and strengthened provisions for prosecution of assailants.

Reproductive Health
H.R. 4055—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (11/01/07)—A bill to provide for Medicare coverage of screening tests for human papillomavirus (HPV).

Tax Policy
H.R. 4039—-Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) / Ways and Means (11/01/07)—A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase, expand the availability of, and repeal the sunset with respect to, the dependent care tax credit.

Violence Against Women
H.R. 4014—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce, Financial Services (10/31/07)—A bill to prohibit discrimination in insurance coverage to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

H.R. 4015—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) / Administration, Education and Labor, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform (10/31/07)—A bill to provide job protection for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

H.R. 4016—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) / Ways and Means (10/31/07)—A bill to provide unemployment insurance to those who are separated from their employment as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

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