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Bills Introduced

Child Protection
H.R. 2674—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) / Education and Labor (06/12/07)—A bill to increase penalties for violations of child labor laws.

S. 1598—-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (06/12/07)—A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act with respect to civil penalties for child labor violations.

S. 1614—-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (06/13/07)—A bill to strengthen penalties for unlawful child labor.

H.R. 2738—-Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) / Energy and Commerce (06/15/07)—A bill to empower parents to protect children from increasing depictions of indecent material on television.

 

Education
H.R. 2655—-Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) / Education and Labor (06/11/07)—A bill to provide for a loan forgiveness program for certain individuals who serve as early childhood educators.

 

Family Support
S. 1626—-Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) / Finance (06/14/07)—A bill to ensure funding for grants to promote responsible fatherhood and strengthen low-income families.

 

Health
H.R. 2644—-Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-LA) / Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (06/11/07)—A bill to provide for coverage of marriage and family therapist services under Medicare part B.

H.R. 2645—-Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-LA) / Education and Labor, Judiciary (06/11/07)—A bill to amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to improve mental health and substance abuse treatment by providing grants for justice system personnel training, treatment programs, and diversion programs.

H.R. 2647—-Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-LA) / Energy and Commerce (06/11/07)—A bill to improve mental health and substance abuse services for juveniles.

S. 1588—-Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (06/11/07)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for the treatment of a minor child’s congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due to trauma, infection, tumor, or disease.

H. Con. Res. 169—-Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (06/14/07)—A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National HIV Testing Day.

H.R. 2723—-Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) / Energy and Commerce (06/14/07)—A bill to establish programs to improve the quality, performance, and delivery of pediatric care.

H.R. 2736—-Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (06/15/07)—A bill to authorize grants to provide comprehensive HIV/AIDS services to racial and ethnic minorities.

H.R. 2746—-Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) / Energy and Commerce (06/15/07)—A bill to provide states with the option to expand or add coverage of pregnant women under the Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Programs.

 

Miscellaneous
H. Con. Res. 167—-Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) / Oversight and Government Reform (06/11/07)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Lena Horne should be recognized as one of the most popular performers of the 1940s and 1950s and for her outspoken opposition to racial and social injustice.

H. Res. 474—-Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC) / Education and Labor (06/11/07)—A resolution recognizing the immeasurable contributions of fathers in the healthy development of children, supporting responsible fatherhood, and encouraging greater involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, especially on Father’s Day.

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