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Bills Introduced

Abortion

S. Res. 530—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (7/13/16)—A resolution supporting the termination of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives established pursuant to House Resolution 461, and for other purposes.

Crime

H.R. 5896—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Judiciary (7/14/16)—A bill to provide that it is unlawful to knowingly distribute a private, visual depiction of a person’s intimate parts or of a person engaging in sexually explicit conduct, with reckless disregard for the person’s lack of consent to the distribution, and for other purposes.

Health

H.R. 5717—Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NY)/Energy and Commerce (7/11/16)—A bill to improve collection of Medicaid data and to expand coverage of tobacco cessation services to mothers of newborns.

H.R. 5746—Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)/Energy and Commerce (7/13/16)—A bill to prohibit wellness programs from sharing personally identifiable information related to individuals’ use of or prescriptions for contraceptives.

S. 3223—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (7/14/16)—A bill to increase funding to reduce opioid use disorders and overdose, and for other purposes.

H.R.5832—Rep. Daniel Donovan (R-NY)/Judiciary (7/14/16)—A bill to provide for the option to use a diversion program to treat maternal drug abuse in a family-centered medical context, and for other purposes.

International

S. 3256—Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)/Foreign Relations (7/14/16)—A bill to provide assistance for developing countries to promote quality basic education and to establish the goal of all children in school and learning as an objective of the United States foreign assistance policy, and for other purposes.

Military

S. 3158—Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (7/12/16)—A bill to promote economic opportunity for military families, to facilitate workforce attachment for military spouses in their chosen occupation across multiple geographical postings, to reduce barriers to work on military installations, to amend the District of Columbia Code to promote greater freedom in the practice of regulated occupations, to combat abuse of occupational licensing laws by economic incumbents, to promote competition, encourage innovation, protect consumers, and promote compliance with federal antitrust law, and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

S. 3208—Sen. Angus King (I-ME)/Finance (7/13/16)—A bill to make the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit fully refundable, and for other purposes.

S. 3233—Sen. Angus King (I-ME)/Finance (7/14/16)—A bill to make the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit fully refundable, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

S. 3164—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (7/12/16)—A bill to provide protection for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault under the Fair Housing Act.

S. 3185—Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (7/13/16)—A bill to provide that section 4108(5)(C)(iv) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 may be known as “Bree’s Law.”

H.R. 5749—Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA)/Judiciary (7/13/16)—A bill to create offenses for the interstate coercion of sexual acts, sexual contact, or sexually explicit visual depictions, and for other purposes.

S. 3220—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (7/14/16)—A bill to establish that certain conduct, in or around a dwelling, shall be considered to be severe or pervasive for purposes of determining whether a certain type of sexual harassment has occurred under that Act, and for other purposes.

H.R. 5865—Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA)/Judiciary (7/14/16)—A bill to create penalties for massage establishment owners and employees who fail to report knowledge or reasonable suspicion of sexual assault.

H.R. 5866—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Judiciary (7/14/16)—A bill to extend the coverage of the federal prohibition against stalking in order to provide protection to friends and co-workers, and for other purposes.

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