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Bills Introduced

Abortion
H.R. 1964—-Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) / Judiciary (04/19/07)—A bill to protect, consistent with Roe v. Wade, a woman’s freedom to choose to bear a child or terminate a pregnancy.

S. 1173—-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) / Judiciary (04/19/07)—A bill to protect, consistent with Roe v. Wade, a woman’s freedom to choose to bear a child or terminate a pregnancy.

 

Child Care
H. Con. Res. 112—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) / Education and Labor (04/17/07)—A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideas of a National Child Care Worthy Wage Day.

H.R. 1894—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) / Financial Services (04/17/07)—A bill to provide for the construction and renovation of child care facilities.

 

Child Protection
H. Res. 299—-Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) / Ways and Means (04/17/07)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House that Congress should increase public awareness of child abuse and neglect, and should continue to work with the states to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect through such programs as the Child Welfare Services and Promoting Safe and Stable Families programs.

S. Res. 163—-Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) / Considered and passed (04/20/07)—A resolution designating the third week of April 2007 as “National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week.”

 

Domestic Violence
S. 1136—-Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) / Finance (04/17/07)—A bill to promote the economic security and safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

 

Education
H.R. 1939—-Rep. Howard McKeon (R-CA) / Education and Labor (04/19/07)—A bill to improve the Reading First program.

 

Health
S. 1109—-Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) / Finance (04/16/07)—A bill to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health to carry out breast cancer research, to extend the eligibility period for the “Welcome to Medicare” physical examination, and to eliminate coinsurance for screening mammography and colorectal cancer screening tests in order to promote the early detection of cancer.

H.R. 1892—-Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) / Energy and Commerce (04/17/07)—A bill to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a National Amniotic and Placental Stem Cell Bank.

H.R. 1968—-Rep. Hilda L. Solis (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (04/19/07)—A bill to provide grants to promote positive health behaviors in women and children.

 

International
S. 1175—-Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) / Foreign Relations (04/19/07)—A bill to end the use of child soldiers in hostilities around the world.

 

Labor
H.R. 1910—-Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME) / Armed Services, Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs, Government Reform, Rules, Ways and Means (04/18/07)—A bill to prohibit the import, export, and sale of goods made with sweatshop labor.

 

Military
H. Res. 313—-Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-TX) / Armed Services (04/17/07)—A resolution recognizing and commending all of the volunteers and supporters of Our Military Kids, Inc., for their efforts in awarding grants to over 1,100 school-aged children of deployed and severely injured National Guard and Reserve personnel in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

 

Miscellaneous
H. Res. 300—-Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) / Education and Labor (04/17/07)—A resolution commending the achievements of the Rutgers University women’s basketball team and applauding the character and integrity of their student-athletes.

S. Res. 156—-Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) / Considered and passed (04/18/07)—A resolution commending the achievements of the Rutgers University women’s basketball team and applauding the character and integrity of the players as student-athletes.

S. Res. 158—-Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) / Considered and passed (04/18/07)—A resolution designating April 20, 2007, as “National and Global Youth Service Day.”

S. Res. 164—-Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) / Considered and passed (04/20/07)—A resolution designating the week beginning April 22, 2007, as “Week of the Young Child.”

 

Reproductive Health
S. 1137—-Rep. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (04/17/07)—A bill to authorize grants to carry out projects to provide education on preventing teen pregnancies.

H. Res. 322—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (04/19/07)—A resolution supporting the goals of National Infertility Awareness Week to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and the challenges men and women face in building a family, including protecting fertility.

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