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Bills Introduced

Abortion

H.R. 3215—Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)/Energy and Commerce (7/27/15)—A bill to prohibit any person from soliciting or knowingly acquiring, receiving, or accepting a donation of human fetal tissue for any purpose other than disposal of the tissue if the donation affects interstate commerce and the tissue will be or is obtained pursuant to an induced abortion.

S.1877—Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)/Judiciary (7/28/15)—A bill to require the attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Planned Parenthood, and for other purposes.

S.1881—Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)/Read the first time (7/28/15)—A bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

H.R. 3245—Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK)/Oversight and Government Reform (7/28/15)—A bill to prohibit the federal government from contracting with entities that donate or match employee donations to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

H.R. 3301—Rep. David Jolly (R-FL)/Energy and Commerce (7/29/15)—A bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

H.R. 3378—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (7/29/15)—A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services.

S.Res. 399—Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. (R-NC)/Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, Ways and Means (7/29/15)—A resolution expressing the sense that the House should consider legislation to protect traditional marriage and prevent taxpayer funding of abortion.

Child Care

S. Res. 386—Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)/Education and the Workforce (7/28/15)—A resolution expressing the sense that the availability of high-quality child care for working parents should be increased.

H.R. 3419—Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)/Veterans’ Affairs (7/29/15)—A bill to make grants to eligible educational institutions to provide child care services on campus.

Child Protection

S.1867—Rep. Richard Shelby (R-AL)/Foreign Relations (7/27/15)—A bill to protect children from exploitation by providing advance notice of intended travel by registered sex offenders outside the United States to the government of the country of destination, requesting foreign governments to notify the United States when a known sex offender is seeking to enter the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3383—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce (7/29/15)—A bill to limit the number of hours that children may be employed as actors, performers, and models, to require blocked trust accounts for the financial protection of such children, to clarify the liability of employers, contractors, and other individuals for sexual harassment of such child performers, and for other purposes.

Health

S.1865—Rep. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (7/27/15)—A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to eating disorders, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3235—Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA)/Energy and Commerce (7/28/15)—A bill to authorize the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to make grants to states for screening and treatment for maternal depression.

H.R. 3339—Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means (7/29/15)—A bill to protect coverage for screening mammography.

H.R. 3396—Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (7/29/15)—A bill to address the dramatic increase of HIV/AIDS in minority communities.

H.R. 3429—Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS)/Energy and Commerce (7/29/15)—A bill to prohibit sales or transactions relating to human fetal tissue.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 3226—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Financial Services (7/27/15)—A bill to require certain companies to disclose information describing any measures the company has taken to identify and address conditions of forced labor, slavery, human trafficking, and the worst forms of child labor within the company’s supply chains.

S. 1876—Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)/Foreign Relations (7/28/15)—A bill to rename the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State the Bureau to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons and to provide for an assistant secretary to head such bureau, and for other purposes.

S. Con. Res. 65—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Foreign Affairs (7/28/15)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the upgrading of Malaysia on the 2015 Trafficking In Persons report.

International

S. 1911—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)/Foreign Relations (7/30/15)—A bill to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally.

Reproductive Health

H.R. 3428—Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA)/Energy and Commerce (7/29/15)—A bill to require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.

Veterans

H.R. 3365—Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)/Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services (7/29/15)—A bill to improve the reproductive assistance provided to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3374—Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)/Veterans’ Affairs (7/29/15)—A bill to provide for the payment of child care assistance to certain single parents who are participating in a Department of Veterans Affairs vocational rehabilitation program, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women/Education

H.R. 3403—Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ)/Education and the Workforce (7/29/15)—A bill to protect victims of sexual violence, to improve the adjudication of allegations related to sexual violence, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3408—Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)/Education and the Workforce (7/29/15)—A bill to protect victims of sexual violence, to improve the adjudication by institutions of higher education of allegations related to sexual violence, and for other purposes.

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