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Bills Introduced

Abortion

H.R. 4924—Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)/Judiciary (4/13/16)—A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes.

Crime

H.R. 4914—Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Judiciary (4/12/16)—A bill to place limitations on the possession, sale, and other disposition of a firearm by persons convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses against children.

Employment

S. 2773—Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/11/16)—A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

International

S. Res. 426— Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Foreign Relations (4/14/16)—A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should support and protect the right of women working in developing countries to safe workplaces, free from gender-based violence, reprisals, and intimidation.

S. Res. 683—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs (4/14/16)—A resolution supporting and protecting the right of women working in developing countries to safe workplaces, free from gender-based violence, reprisals, and intimidation.

Military

S. Res. 681—Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)/Armed Services (4/14/16)—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.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 421—Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)/Considered and agreed to (4/13/16)—A resolution congratulating the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team for winning the 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I title.

S. Res. 423—Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Considered and agreed to (4/13/16)—A resolution congratulating the University of Minnesota Women’s Ice Hockey Team on winning the 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Ice Hockey Championship.

S. Res. 424—Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)/Considered and agreed to (4/13/16)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day.

S. Res. 677—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)/Education and the Workforce (4/13/16)—A resolution congratulating the University of Minnesota Women’s Ice Hockey Team on winning the 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Ice Hockey Championship.

S. Res. 428— Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)/Considered and agreed to (4/14/16)—A resolution congratulating the 2016 National Champions, the University of South Dakota Coyotes, for winning the 2016 Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

Tax Policy

H.R. 4946—Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO)/Ways and Means (4/14/16)—A bill to provide for an increase in the Earned Income Tax Credit for individuals with no qualifying children, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

S. Res. 675—Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY)/Judiciary (4/12/16)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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