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Bills Introduced

Child Care
H.R. 1473—-Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) / Education and Labor (03/12/07)—A bill to require child care providers to provide information to parents regarding whether such providers carry current liability insurance.

 

Child Protection
S. 844—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Judiciary (03/12/07)—A bill to provide for the protection of unaccompanied alien children.

 

Education
H.R. 1486—-Rep. Howard McKeon (R-CA) / Education and Labor (03/13/07)—A bill to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring.

S. 891—-Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (03/15/07)—A bill to protect children and their parents from being coerced into administering a controlled substance in order to attend school.

S. 899—-Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (03/15/07)—A bill regarding the Federal Pell Grant maximum amount.

 

Health
H.R. 1487—-Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) / Energy and Commerce (03/13/07)—A bill to make available additional amounts to address funding shortfalls in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) for FY2007.

H.R. 1489—-Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) / Energy and Commerce (03/13/07)—A bill to eliminate the remainder of the funding shortfalls in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) for FY2007.

S. 860—-Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR) / Finance (03/13/07)—A bill to provide Medicaid coverage for low-income individuals infected with HIV.

S. 884—-Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (03/14/07)—A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act regarding residential treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women, and a program to reduce substance abuse among nonviolent offenders.

H.R. 1535—-Rep. John D. Dingell (D-MI) / Energy and Commerce (03/15/07)—A bill to ensure that every child in the United States has access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage.

H.R. 1542—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Energy and Commerce, House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform (03/15/07)—A bill to provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

H.R. 1553—-Rep. Deborah Pryce (R-OH) / Energy and Commerce (03/15/07)—A bill to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to the current treatments and information regarding pediatric cancers, establish a population-based national childhood cancer database, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancers.

S. 895—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) / Finance (03/15/07)—A bill to ensure that every child in the United States has access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage.

S. 910—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (03/15/07)—A bill to provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

 

Miscellaneous
H. Res. 251—-Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-LA) / Education and Labor (03/15/07)—A resolution congratulating St. Bernard Parish Public Schools Superintendent Doris Voitier for her receipt of the 2007 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

 

Veterans
S. 874—-Rep. Richard Burr (R-NC) / Veterans Affairs (03/14/07)—A bill to establish a financial assistance program to facilitate the provision of supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.

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