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Bills Introduced

Education

H.R. 2773—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Education and the Workforce (6/15/15)—A bill to provide grants to local educational agencies to encourage girls and underrepresented minorities to pursue studies and careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

Employment

S. 1590—Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (6/17/15)—A bill to provide protections against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2800—Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)/Education and the Workforce (6/17/15)—A bill to provide protections against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2836—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce (6/18/15)—A bill to expand the number of employers required to provide a reasonable time and place for employees to express milk at the workplace.

Family Support

H.R. 2780—Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)/Ways and Means (6/15/15)—A bill to eliminate the two-year waiting period for divorced spouse’s benefits following the divorce.

S. 1637—Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-OK)/Finance (6/18/15)—A bill to promote permanent families for children, privacy and safety for unwed mothers, responsible fatherhood, and security for adoptive parents by establishing a National Responsible Father Registry and encouraging states to enter into agreements to contribute the information contained in the state’s Responsible Father Registry to the National Responsible Father Registry, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2818—Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)/Ways and Means (6/18/15)—A bill to promote permanent families for children, privacy and safety for unwed mothers, responsible fatherhood, and security for adoptive parents by establishing a National Responsible Father Registry and encouraging states to enter into agreements to contribute the information contained in the state’s Responsible Father Registry to the National Responsible Father Registry, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. 1613—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (6/18/15)—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 ten dollar bill, and for other purposes.

S. 1633—Sen. Steven Daines (R-MT)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (6/18/15)—A bill to require that the face of federal reserve notes bear the likeness of Jeanette Rankin before the likeness of any other woman appears on a federal reserve note, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H.Res. 331—Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM)/Judiciary (6/18/15)—A bill expressing support for states to adopt “Racheal’s Law,” which addresses the issue of sexual assault.

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