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Bills Introduced

Family Support

H.R. 6171—Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)/Agriculture (9/26/16)—A bill to eliminate the authority of the secretary of Agriculture to grant a waiver from the work requirements for participation in the supplemental nutrition assistance program on account of an area’s high unemployment rate or limited employment availability for individuals who reside in the area.

S. 3406—Sen. Jonny Isakson (R-GA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/28/16)—A bill to require child care providers to provide to parents information regarding whether such providers carry liability insurance.


H.R. 6280—Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)/Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce (9/28/16)—A bill to direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to give priority to eligible entities that partner with certain community partners with respect to grants awarded under the maternal, infant, and early childhood home visitation program, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6224—Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)/Energy and Commerce (9/28/16)—A bill to promote the inclusion of minorities and women in clinical research, and for other purposes.

S. Res. 904—Rep. Al Green (D-TX)/Energy and Commerce (9/28/16)—A resolution honoring Sisters Network Inc. for its work to raise awareness about the tragic impact of breast cancer in the African-American community.

Human Trafficking

S. 3441—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Judiciary (9/28/16)—A bill to provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking.


H. Res. 910—Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs; Judiciary (9/28/16)—A resolution supporting the ideals and goals of the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.”


S. Res. 579—Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)/Commerce, Science, and Transportation (9/26/16)—A resolution recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the first class of women admitted to the Coast Guard Academy.

S. Res. 611—Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)/Armed Services (9/29/16)— A resolution supporting the designation of October 8, 2016, as “40 Years of Women Cadets at the United States Air Force Academy Day.”

Reproductive Health

S. Res. 590—Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/29/16)—A resolution commemorating 100 years of health care services provided by Planned Parenthood.


S. 3434—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Veterans’ Affairs (9/28/16)—A bill to require the secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the provision of services and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault, and for other purpose.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 6211—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)/Judiciary (9/28/16)—A bill to provide protection for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault under the Fair Housing Act.

H. Res. 911—Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)/Education and the Workforce (9/28/16)—A resolution expressing appreciation during “Domestic Violence Action Month” to all the providers of services in the Second District of Washington state that work tirelessly to end the scourge of domestic violence and to provide education, shelter and assistance to victims of domestic violence.

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