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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

H.R. 1779—Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY)/Education and Workforce; Judiciary (4/14/15)—A bill to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act; and for other purposes.

H.R. 1827—Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) /Education and the Workforce (4/15/15)—A bill to allow funds under title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to be used to provide training to school personnel regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

Employment

H.R. 1787—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and the Workforce (4/14/15)—A bill to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.

S.Con. Res. 35—Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)/Oversight and Government Reform (4/14/15)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women.

Miscellaneous

H.R. 1743—Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY)/Financial Services (4/13/15)—A bill to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Harriet Tubman, in recognition of her contributions and lifelong commitment in the fight for freedom of enslaved men, women, and children in the United States.

S. 925—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (4/14/15)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to convene a panel of citizens to make a recommendation to the secretary regarding the likeness of a woman on the twenty dollar bill, and for other purposes.

Reproductive Health

H.J. Res. 43—Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)/Oversight and Government Reform (4/13/15)—A joint resolution disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014.

S. 923—Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/14/15)—A bill to authorize the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants on a competitive basis to public and private entities to provide qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.

Tax Policy

H.R. 1757—Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Ways and Means (4/13/15)—A bill to provide an increasingly larger earned income credit for families with more than three children.

H.R. 1780—Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)/Ways and Means (4/14/15)—A bill to enhance the dependent care tax credit, and for other purposes.

S. 950—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Finance (4/14/15)—A bill to provide a refundable adoption tax credit.

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