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Bills Introduced

Crime
H.R. 2662—-Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) / Judiciary (05/26/05)—A bill to provide federal assistance to states and local jurisdictions to prosecute hate crimes.

S. 1145—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) / Judiciary (05/26/05)—A bill to provide federal assistance to states and local jurisdictions to prosecute hate crimes.

Education
S. 1101—-Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (05/23/05)—A bill to amend the Head Start Act to address the needs of victims of child abuse and neglect, children in foster care, children in kinship care, and homeless children.

S. 1107—-Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (05/23/05)—A bill to reauthorize Head Start.

H.R. 2694—-Rep. Dennis Moore (D-KS) / Education and the Workforce (05/26/05)—A bill to require full funding of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

H.R. 2739—-Rep. John F. Tierney (D-MA) / Education and the Workforce (05/26/05)—A bill to address rising college tuition by strengthening the compact between the states, the federal government, and institutions of higher education to make college more affordable.

Health
H.R. 2520—-Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ) / Considered and passed (05/23/05)—A bill to provide for the collection and maintenance of human cord blood stem cells for the treatment of patients and research, and to authorize the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program.

H.R. 2541—-Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY) / Energy and Commerce (05/23/05)—A bill to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the activities of the National Institutes of Health regarding qualifying adult stem cell research.

S. 1104—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) / Finance (05/23/05)—A bill to provide states with the option to cover certain legal immigrants under Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

H. Con. Res. 166—-Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (05/24/05)—Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the federal government should not infringe on state or private programs that fund embryonic stem cell research.

H.R. 2574—-Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett (R-MD) / Energy and Commerce (05/24/05)—A bill to provide for a program at the National Institutes of Health to conduct and support research on animals to develop techniques for the derivation of stem cells from embryos that do not harm the embryos.

H.R. 2599—-Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) / Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means (05/24/05)—A bill to improve the quality, availability, diversity, personal privacy, and innovation of health care in the United States.

H.R. 2622—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Ways and Means (05/25/05)—A bill to provide monthly benefits for certain uninsured children living without parents.

H.R. 2629—-Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI) / Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce (05/25/05)—A bill to amend the Older Americans Act to provide for mental health screening and treatment services, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams.

S. 1116—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (05/25/05)—A bill to amend the Older Americans Act to provide for mental health screening and treatment services, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams.

S. Res. 154—-Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) / Judiciary (05/25/05)—A resolution designating October 21, 2005, as “National Mammography Day.”

H.R. 2657—-Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA) / Energy and Commerce, Judiciary (05/26/05)—A bill to provide comprehensive reform regarding medical malpractice.

H.R. 2727—-Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) / Energy and Commerce (05/26/05)—A bill provide for educational activities and research with respect to women’s pelvic floor health through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.

S. 1132—-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (05/26/05)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance provide coverage for treatment of a minor child’s congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due to trauma, infection, tumor, or disease.

Housing
H.R. 2636—-Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) / Financial Services (05/25/05)—A bill to authorize the secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to states to supplement state assistance for the preservation of affordable housing for low-income families.

International
H. Res. 292—-Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) / International Relations (05/23/05)—A resolution commending the State of Kuwait for granting women certain important political rights.

H. Con. Res. 172—-Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) / International Relations (05/26/05)—A concurrent resolution affirming the commitment and leadership of the United States to improve the lives of the world’s 1.3 billion people living in extreme poverty and conditions of misery.

Labor
H.R. 2570—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Financial Services (05/24/05)—A bill to provide for the collection of data on the availability of credit for women-owned businesses.

Military
H. Con. Res. 169—-Rep. Timothy Bishop (D-NY) / Armed Services (05/26/05)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the families of the members of the Armed Forces for their contributions and sacrifices to the United States.

H.R. 2723—-Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) / Armed Services (05/26/05)—A bill to provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security.

S. 1134—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) / Armed Services (05/26/05)—A bill to express the sense of Congress on women in combat.

Miscellaneous
H.R. 2717—-Rep. Tom Osborne (R-NE) / Agriculture (05/26/05)—A bill to reduce hunger in the United States by half by 2010.

Reproductive Health
H.R. 2553—-Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) / Energy and Commerce (05/23/05)—A bill to provide for the reduction of adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually transmitted diseases.

H.R. 2635—-Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME) / Armed Services (05/25/05)—A bill to require emergency contraception to be available at all military health care treatment facilities.

Tax Policy
H.R. 2682—-Rep. Nancy L. Johnson (R-CT) / Ways and Means (05/26/05)—A bill to allow individuals a deduction for qualified long-term care insurance premiums, use of such insurance under cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and a credit for individuals with long-term care needs.

H.R. 2732—-Rep. John B. Shadegg (R-AZ) / Ways and Means (05/26/05)—A bill to allow individuals a refundable and advanceable credit against income tax for health insurance costs.

Violence Against Women
H.R. 2695—-Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) / Financial Services (05/26/05)—A bill to protect the personally identifying information of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

H.R. 2695—-Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA) / Judiciary (05/26/05)—A bill to provide grants to states to improve sex offender registries.

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