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Bills Introduced

Employment

H.R. 4755—Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)/Science, Space, and Technology (3/16/16)—A bill to inspire women to enter the aerospace field, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, through mentorship and outreach.

S. 2710—Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/17/16)—-A bill to increase the participation of historically underrepresented demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and industry.

H.R. 4803—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Science, Space, and Technology (3/17/16)—A bill to increase the participation of historically underrepresented demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and industry.

Small Business

H.R. 4742—Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT)/Science, Space, and Technology (3/15/16)—A bill to authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women.

H.R. 4783—Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)/Small Business, Science, Space, and Technology (3/17/16)—A bill to reauthorize and improve the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, and for other purposes.

Health

S. 2687—Sen. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/15/16)—A bill to improve plans of safe care for infants affected by illegal substance abuse or withdrawal symptoms, or a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and for other purposes.

International

S. Con. Res. 33—Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE)/Foreign Relations (3/14/16)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that those who commit or support atrocities against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities, including Yezidis, Turkmen, Sabea-Mandeans, Kaka’e, and Kurds, and who target them specifically for ethnic or religious reasons, are committing, and are hereby declared to be committing, “war crimes,” “crimes against humanity,” and “genocide.”

Military

S.Res. 643—Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)/Armed Services (3/15/16)—A resolution honoring women who have served, and who are currently serving, as members of the Armed Forces and recognizing the recently expanded service opportunities available to female members of the Armed Forces.

H.R. 4796—Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Armed Services (3/17/16)—A bill to specify a minimum number of days of parental leave available for a member of the Armed Forces in connection with the birth of a child of the member or in connection with the adoption or foster care of a child by the member.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 638—Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD)/Energy and Commerce (3/14/16)—A resolution recognizing the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks in honor of Women’s History Month.

S. Res. 647—Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN)/Oversight and Government Reform (3/16/16)—A resolution recognizing the Girl Scouts of the USA on the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts, which has stood for excellence and leadership for girls everywhere since 1916.

S. Res. 406—Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)/Judiciary (3/17/16)—A resolution recognizing the Girls Scouts of the United States of America on the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in the Girl Scouts, which has stood for excellence and leadership for girls everywhere since 1916.

S. Res. 409—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/considered and agreed to (3/17/16)—A resolution recognizing March 2016 as “National Women’s History Month”.

H.R. 4777—Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)/Oversight and Government Reform (3/17/16)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1301 Alabama Avenue in Selma, Alabama as the “Amelia Boynton Robinson Post Office Building.”

H.R. 4812—Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)/House Administration (3/17/16)—A bill to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement with the Harriet Tubman Statue Commission of the State of Maryland for the acceptance of a statue of Harriet Tubman for display in a suitable location in the United States Capitol.

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