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Bills Introduced

Abortion
H.R. 1063—-Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) / Judiciary (02/15/07)—A bill to prohibit taking minors across state lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.

H.R. 1094—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) / Judiciary (02/15/07)—A bill to provide that human life shall be deemed to exist from conception.

 

Child Protection
H.R. 1004—-Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey (D-CA) / Judiciary (02/12/07)—A bill to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to improve the ability of state and local governments to prevent the abduction of children by family members.

H.R. 1082—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Education and Labor (02/15/07)—A bill to improve the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers through the creation of a National Court Teams Resource Center to assist local court teams.

S. 602—-Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) / Commerce, Science, and Transportation (02/15/07)—A bill to develop the next generation of parental control technology.

S. 627—-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) / Judiciary (02/15/07)—A bill to improve the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers through the creation of a National Court Teams Resource Center to assist local court teams.

H.R. 1118—-Rep. Ric Keller (R-FL) / Energy and Commerce, Judiciary (02/16/07)—A bill to enhance criminal penalties for drug trafficking offenses relating to distribution of heroin, marihuana, and methamphetamine and distribution to and use of children.

H.R. 1120—-Rep. Mark Steven Kirk (R-IL) / Energy and Commerce (02/16/07)—A bill to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms.

S. 667—-Sen. Christopher Bond (R-MO) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/16/07)—A bill to expand programs of early childhood home visitation that increase school readiness, child abuse and neglect prevention, and early identification of developmental and health delays, including potential mental health concerns.

 

Education
H.R. 990—-Rep. George Miller (D-CA) / Education and Labor (02/12/07)—A bill to provide all low-income students with the same opportunity to receive a Pell Grant by eliminating the tuition sensitivity provision in the Pell Grant program.

S. 556—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/12/07)—A bill to reauthorize the Head Start Act.

H.R. 1184—-Rep. Diane E. Watson (D-CA) / Education and Labor, Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to increase community service by students at risk of education failure and thereby reduce youth and gang violence.

 

Family Planning
H.R. 1074—-Rep. Timothy Ryan (D-OH) / Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (02/15/07)—A bill to provide for programs that reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies, reduce the need for abortion, help women bear healthy children, and support new parents.

H.R. 1095—-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) / Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs (02/15/07)—A bill to prohibit any federal official from expending any federal funds for any population control or population planning program or any family planning activity.

 

Family Support
H.R. 1088—-Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) / Education and Labor (02/15/07)—A bill to establish a pilot program to provide grants to encourage eligible institutions of higher education to establish and operate pregnant and parenting student services offices for pregnant students, parenting students, prospective parenting students who are anticipating a birth or adoption, and students who are placing or have placed a child for adoption.

H. Res. 179—-Rep. Nancy Boyda (D-KS) / Oversight and Government Reform (02/16/07)—A resolution expressing support for a National Foster Parents Day.

S. 661—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) / Finance (02/16/07)—A bill to establish kinship navigator programs and to establish guardianship assistance payments for children.

 

Foster Care
H.R. 1104—-Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) / Ways and Means (02/15/07)—A bill to ensure that foster children are able to use their social security and supplemental security income benefits to address their needs and improve their lives.

 

Health
S. 546—-Rep. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) / Finance (02/12/07)—A bill to make available additional amounts to address funding shortfalls in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program for FY2007.

H.R. 1013—-Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to prohibit the approval or continuation of section 1115 waivers insofar as they provide coverage of nonpregnant adults under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

H.R. 1014—-Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.

H.R. 1017—-Rep. John D. Dingell (D-MI) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to improve requirements under Medicaid for items and services furnished in or through an educational program or setting to children, including children with developmental, physical, or mental health needs.

H.R. 1030—-Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to establish a program to provide screenings and treatment for cancer to minority or underserved populations.

H.R. 1031—-Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.

H.R. 1032—-Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (02/13/07)—A bill to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

S. 573—-Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/13/07)—A bill to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.

S. 578—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Finance (02/13/07)—A bill to improve requirements under Medicaid for items and services furnished in or through an educational program or setting to children, including children with developmental, physical, or mental health needs.

S. 600—-Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/07)—A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the School-Based Health Clinic program.

S. 579—-Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/07)—A bill to authorize the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the development and operation of research centers regarding environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of breast cancer.

S. 586—-Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/14/07)—A bill to promote positive health behaviors in women and children.

H.R. 1072—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (02/15/07)—A bill to improve the health of women through the establishment of Offices of Women’s Health within the Department of Health and Human Services.

S. 612—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to improve the health of women through the establishment of Offices of Women’s Health within the Department of Health and Human Services.

S. 624—-Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to provide waivers relating to grants for preventive health measures with respect to breast and cervical cancers.

S. 626—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to provide for arthritis research and public health.

S. 633—-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to provide assistance to rural schools, hospitals, and communities for the conduct of collaborative efforts to secure a progressive and innovative system to improve access to mental health care for youth, seniors and families.

S. 634—-Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated follow up care once newborn screening has been conducted.

S. 651—-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (02/15/07)—A bill to help promote the national recommendation of physical activity to kids, families, and communities across the United States.

H.R. 1111—-Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) / Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to ensure that every uninsured child in America has health insurance coverage.

H.R. 1132 —-Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) / Energy and Commerce (02/16/07)—A bill to provide waivers relating to grants for preventive health measures with respect to breast and cervical cancers.

H.R. 1153—-Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) / Energy and Commerce (02/16/07)—A bill to prohibit federal funding or other assistance for mandatory human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs.

H.R. 1163—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce (02/16/07)—A bill to reduce childhood obesity.

H.R. 1157—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (02/16/17)—A bill to authorize the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the development and operation of research centers regarding environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of breast cancer.

 

International
H. Res. 175—-Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU) / Foreign Affairs (02/16/07)—A resolution honoring the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy for 175 years of ministry, service, and efforts toward helping individuals, especially women and children, overcome challenges that keep them from living full and dignified lives.

 

Judiciary
H.J. Res. 31—-Rep. Jesse L. Jackson (D-IL) / Judiciary (02/13/07)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to equality of rights and reproductive rights.

 

Military
H.R. 1115 —-Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA) / Armed Services (02/16/07)—A bill to provide additional options regarding the designation of the person to receive the death gratuity paid with respect to a member of the Armed Forces who dies without a surviving spouse, but who is survived by a minor child.

S. 659 —-Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) / Armed Services (02/16/07)—A bill to provide for the payment of the death gratuity with respect to members of the Armed Forces without a surviving spouse who are survived by a minor child.

 

Miscellaneous
H.R. 996—-Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) / House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform (02/12/07)—A bill to provide for the issuance of a semipostal in order to afford a convenient means by which members of the public may contribute towards the acquisition of works of art to honor female pioneers in government service.

S. 597—-Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) / Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (02/14/07)—A bill to extend the special postage stamp for breast cancer research for 2 years.

H.R. 1064—-Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) / Armed Services, Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Government Reform (02/15/07)—A bill to extend for 2 years the provisions under which the special postage stamp for breast cancer research is issued.

 

Social Security
H.R. 1090—-Rep. Ron Lewis (R-KY) / Budget, Rules, Ways and Means (02/15/07)—A bill to preserve and strengthen the Social Security program through the creation of personal social security guarantee accounts ensuring full benefits for all workers and their families, restoring long-term Social Security solvency, to make certain benefit improvements.

H.R. 1158—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to eliminate the two-year waiting period for divorced spouse’s benefits following the divorce.

H.R. 1159—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to provide for full benefits for disabled widows and widowers without regard to age.

H.R. 1160—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to provide for increases in widow’s and widower’s insurance benefits by reason of delayed retirement.

H.R. 1161—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to credit prospectively individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service.

H.R. 1162—-Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) / Ways and Means (02/16/07)—A bill to repeal the 7-year restriction on eligibility for widow’s and widower’s insurance benefits based on disability.

 

Tax Policy
S. 561—-Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY) / Finance (02/13/07)—A bill to repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.

S. 614—-Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) / Finance (02/15/07)—A bill to double the child tax credit for the first year, to expand the credit dependent care services, to provide relief from the alternative minimum tax.

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