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Bills Introduced

Child Care/Education

H.R. 4481—-Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ)/Education and the Workforce (4/10/14)—A bill to amend the Head Start Act to authorize block grants to states for prekindergarten education.


H. Res. 548—-Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Rules (4/8/14)—A resolution amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require the mandatory annual ethics training offered to Members, officers, and employees of the House to include a specific program of training in the prevention and deterrence of sexual harassment in employment, and for other purposes.

Family Support

S. 2248—-Sen. Al Franken (D-MN)/Finance (4/10/14)—A bill to increase the number of children eligible for free school meals, with a phased-in transition period, with an offset.


H. Res. 554—-Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (4/10/14)—A resolution recognizing the alarming mortality rate of African American breast cancer patients.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 4424—-Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)/Judiciary (4/8/14)—A bill to direct the secretary of Homeland Security to develop a database that shall serve as a central location for information from investigations relating to human trafficking for federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.

H.R. 4449—-Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (4/10/14)—A bill to expand the training for federal government personnel related to trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

Military/Violence Against Women

S. 2222—-Sen. John Walsh (D-MT)/Armed Services (4/8/14)—A bill to require a comptroller general of the United States report on the sexual assault prevention activities of the Department of Defense and the armed forces.

H.R. 4485—-Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH)/Armed Services, Transportation and Infrastructure (4/10/14)—A bill to provide for additional enhancements to the sexual assault prevention and response activities of the armed forces.

Small Business

H.R. 4439—-Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL)/Transportation and Infrastructure, Small Business (4/9/14)—A bill to ensure that minority-owned and women-owned businesses have a full and fair opportunity to compete in covered rail projects and contracts, and that the Federal Government does not subsidize discrimination in covered rail projects.

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