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Bills Introduced

Abortion

S. 582—Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Finance (2/26/15)—A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

Adoption

H.R. 1168—Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)/Natural Resources (2/27/15)—A bill to require background checks before foster care placements are ordered in tribal court proceedings, and for other purposes.

Child Protection

S. 575—Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)/Judiciary (2/25/15)—A bill to continue operation of the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child Rescue Corps, a Cyber Crimes Center, a Child Exploitation Investigations Unit, a Computer Forensics Unit, and a Cyber Crimes Unit to support the mission of the Homeland Security Investigations directorate of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement to combat the exploitation of children.

H.R. 1115—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Judiciary, Education and the Workforce (2/26/15)—A bill to improve the response to missing children and victims of child sex trafficking.

Family Support

H.R. 1179—Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY)/Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce (2/27/15)—A bill to prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for the program of block grants to states for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.

Health

S. Res. 90—Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)/Considered and agreed to (2/26/15)—A resolution designating February 2015 as “American Heart Month” and February 6, 2015, as “National Wear Red Day.”

Human Trafficking

S. 553—Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)/Foreign Relations (2/24/15)—A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 85—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Judiciary (2/25/15)—A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Georgia Jones-Ayers.

Tax Policy

H.R. 1100—Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-PA)/Ways and Means (2/26/15)—A bill to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the armed forces for a new state license or certification required by reason of a permanent change in the duty station of such member to another state.

Violence Against Women/Education

S. 590—Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/26/15)—A bill to combat campus sexual violence, and for other purposes.

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