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Bills Introduced


S. 2927—Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/12/16)—A bill to prevent governmental discrimination against providers of health services who decline involvement in abortion, and for other purposes.


S. Res. 462—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/12/16)—A resolution urging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.

H.R. 5237—Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)/Education and the Workforce (5/13/16)—A bill to strengthen equal pay requirements.

Family Support

H.R. 5214—Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)/Ways and Means, Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce (5/12/16)—A bill to amend the Social Security Act, the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, and the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to require that the value of child’s savings accounts be disregarded for the purpose of determining eligibility to receive benefits under such Acts; and for other purposes.


H.R. 5182—Rep. Billy Long (R-MO)/Energy and Commerce (5/10/16)—A bill to promote the development of safe drugs for neonates.

H.R. 5195—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce (5/11/16)—A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.

H.R. 5219—Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)/Energy and Commerce (5/12/16)—A bill to provide for the establishment of the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women, to require an annual report to Congress on approved new drug applications with information on pregnancy and lactation, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

H. Res. 730—Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)/Energy and Commerce (5/13/16)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the important role of the health care industry in identifying victims of sex trafficking.


S. 2910—Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)/Armed Services (5/10/16)—A bill to require the secretary of Defense to implement processes and procedures to provide expedited treatment of fetal anomalies under the TRICARE program.


H.R. 5168—Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)/Financial Services (5/6/16)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of Christa McAuliffe.

Tax Policy

H.R. 5238—Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)/Ways and Means (5/13/16)—A bill to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes.


H.R. 5229—Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/13/16)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a study to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, especially in regards to women veterans and minority veterans, in transitioning to civilian life, and for other purposes.


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