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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

S. 656—Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/4/15)—A bill to enable state child protective services systems to improve the identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking, and for other purposes.

Education

S. 643—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/3/15)—A bill to strengthen connections to early childhood education programs, and for other purposes.

S. 645—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/3/15)—A bill to assist states in providing voluntary high-quality universal prekindergarten programs and programs to support infants and toddlers.

Family Support

H.R. 1281—Rep. John Carney (D-DE)/ Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce (3/4/15)—A bill to increase the number of months of vocational educational training that may be counted as work under the temporary assistance for needy families program.

Health

S. 628—Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/3/15)—A bill to provide for the designation of maternity care health professional shortage areas.

H.R. 1197—Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL)/Energy and Commerce (3/3/15)—A bill to provide for the establishment of a commission to accelerate the end of breast cancer.

H.R. 1209—Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (3/3/15)–A bill to provide for the designation of maternity care health professional shortage areas.

S. 674—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/4/15)—A bill to expand programs with respect to women’s health.

Human Trafficking 

H.R. 1201—Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)/Judiciary (3/2/15)—A bill to combat human trafficking.

S. 623—Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (3/3/15)—A bill to direct the secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, and for other purposes.

S. 642—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Judiciary (3/3/15)—A bill to aid human trafficking victims’ recovery and rehabilitation.

H.R. 1311—Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)/Ways and Means, Judiciary (3/4/15)—A bill to provide for the establishment of an office within the Internal Revenue Service to focus on violations of the internal revenue laws by persons who are under investigation for conduct relating to the promotion of commercial sex acts and trafficking in persons crimes, and to increase the criminal monetary penalty limitations for the underpayment or overpayment of tax due to fraud.

International

S. Res. 97—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Foreign Relations (3/4/15)—A resolution supporting the goals of International Women’s Day.

H. Res. 145—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (3/4/15)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

H.R. 1340—Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)/Foreign Affairs (3/6/15)—A bill to prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.

Judiciary

H.R. 1257—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)/Judiciary (3/4/15)—A bill to direct the attorney general to make grants to states that have in place laws that terminate the parental rights of men who father children through rape.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 137—Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)/Oversight and Government Reform (3/3/15)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Women’s History Month.

H. Res. 140—Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA)/Armed Services (3/3/15)—A resolution expressing support for designation of August 2015 as “Blue Star Mothers of America Month.”

Tax Policy

S. 661—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Finance (3/4/15)—A bill to enhance the dependent care tax credit, and for other purposes.

S. 664—Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)/Finance (3/4/15)—A bill to create a tax credit for foster families.

H.R. 1286—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Ways and Means (3/4/15)—A bill to eliminate the lower threshold for the refundable portion of the child tax credit, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1298—Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)/Ways and Means (3/4/15)—A bill to prevent retroactive claims of the earned income tax credit by individuals issued social security numbers, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1328—Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ)/Ways and Means (3/4/15)—A bill to deny the earned income tax credit to any individual who received temporary deportation relief and work authorization in accordance with any program not specifically established by act of Congress.

H.R. 1332—Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX)/Ways and Means (3/4/15)—A bill to disallow the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit for individuals who are not lawfully present in the United States or who have received work authorization pursuant to certain deferred action programs.

H.R. 1333—Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA)/Ways and Means (3/4/15)—A bill to clarify eligibility for the child tax credit.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 1258—Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA)/Judiciary, Agriculture (3/4/15)—A bill to protect the pets of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence.

H.R. 1310—Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce, Judiciary (3/4/15)—A bill to combat campus sexual violence, and for other purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

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