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Bills Introduced

Crime

H.R. 5512—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Education and the Workforce (6/17/16)—A bill to amend the Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to add gender-responsive services to the list of authorized grant purposes.

Employment

H.R. 5496—Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration (6/16/16)—A bill to extend protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to part-time workers.

H.R. 5518—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration (6/16/16) A bill to allow employees to take, as additional leave, parental involvement leave to participate in or attend their children’s and grandchildren’s educational and extracurricular activities, and to clarify that leave may be taken for routine family medical needs and to assist elderly relatives, and for other purposes.

Family Support

S. 3070—Sen. Al Franken (D-MN)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (6/16/16)—A bill to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers places on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers.

Health

H.R. 5479—Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)/Energy and Commerce (6/14/16)—A bill to provide for programs under the Department of Health and Human Services to improve newborn screening, evaluation, and intervention for critical congenital heart defect.

H.R. 5482—Mike Turner (R-OH)/Energy and Commerce (6/14/16)—A bill to provide states with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants under one year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their families.

 S. 3075—Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)/Finance (6/17/16)—A bill to establish programs related to prevention of prescription opioid misuse, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H.R. 5457—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Natural Resources (6/13/16)—A bill to redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes.

S. 3073—Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)/Judiciary (6/16/16)—A bill to establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution providing for women’s suffrage, and for other purposes.

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