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Bills Introduced

Crime
H.R. 2796—-Rep. Mark Green (R-WI) / Judiciary (06/08/05)—A bill to expand the use of DNA for the identification and prosecution of sex offenders.

H.R. 2797—-Rep. Mark Green (R-WI) / Judiciary (06/08/05)—A bill to extend registration requirements to juvenile sex offenders.

S. 1220—-Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) / Judiciary (06/09/05)—A bill to assist law enforcement in their efforts to recover missing children and to strengthen the standards for state sex offender registration programs.

Health
H.R. 2752—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Government Reform (06/06/05)—A bill to make available to federal employees the option of obtaining health benefits coverage for dependent parents.

H.R. 2758—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Ways and Means (06/07/05)—A bill to provide for coverage under Medicare of infertility treatment services for individuals entitled to health insurance benefits under that program by reason of a disability.

H.R. 2759—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Energy and Commerce (06/07/05)—A bill to assure equitable treatment of fertility and impotence in health care plans.

H.R. 2761—-Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-NJ) / Energy and Commerce (06/07/05)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage provide coverage for annual screening mammography for any class of covered individuals if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography for such class and to provide for coverage of annual screening mammography under Medicaid.

H. Con. Res. 174—-Rep. Sue Wilkins Myrick (R-NC) / Energy and Commerce (06/08/05)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding fertility issues facing cancer survivors.

H.R. 2812—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / Energy and Commerce (06/08/05)—A bill to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage of screening for breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer.

H.R. 2861—-Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) / Energy and Commerce (06/09/05)—A bill to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.

S. 1214—-Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (06/09/05)—A bill to require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.

International
H.R. 2811—-Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) / International Relations (06/08/05)—A bill to provide a United States voluntary contribution to the United Nations Population Fund only for the prevention and repair of obstetric fistula.

Military
S. Con. Res. 41—-Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) / Armed Services (06/09/05)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the sacrifices being made by the families of members of the Armed Forces and supporting the designation of a week as National Military Families Week.

Reproductive Health
S. 1172—-Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) / Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (06/06/05)—A bill to provide for programs to increase the awareness and knowledge of women and health care providers with respect to gynecologic cancers.

H. Res. 311—-Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) / Judiciary (06/09/05)—A resolution recognizing the importance of the Supreme Court decision, Griswold v. Connecticut, which held that married couples have a constitutional right to use contraceptives, thereby recognizing the legal right of women to control their fertility through birth control and providing for vast improvements in maternal and infant health and for significant reductions in the rate of unintended pregnancy, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women
S. 1197—-Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) / Judiciary, Judiciary (06/08/05)—A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

Welfare
S. 1161—-Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) / Finance (06/06/05)—A bill to exempt preparation for high-skill, high-demand jobs from participation and time limits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

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