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Bills Introduced

Abortion

H.R. 586—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Judiciary (1/17/17)—A bill to provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization.

S. Res. 15—Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)/Foreign Relations (1/20/17)—A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Mexico City policy should be permanently established.

S. 184—Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)/Finance (1/20/17)—A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

S. 220—Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE)/Judiciary (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.

S. 224—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Judiciary (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit taking minors across state lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortions decisions.

S. 231—Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)/Judiciary (1/24/2017)—A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

H.R. 644—Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)/Energy and Commerce (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion.

H.R. 656—Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)/Energy and Commerce (1/24/17)—A bill to allow for greater state flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions.

H.R. 671—Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provision of assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

H.R. 681—Rep. Alexander Mooney (R-WV)/Judiciary (1/24/17)—A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th article of amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

H.R. 692—Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)/Judiciary (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit taking minors across state lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.

H.R. 718—Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH)/Judiciary (1/27/17)—A bill to prohibit the unlawful disposal of fetal remains, and for other purposes.

Child Care/Education

S. 185—Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/23/17)—A bill to authorize block grants to states for prekindergarten education, and for other purposes.

Child Protection

H.R. 693—Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL)/Education and the Workforce (1/24/17)—A bill to amend the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 to provide an exemption from the protections of that Act with regard to certain prospective employees whose job would include caring for or interacting with children.

Civil Rights

S.J. Res. 5—Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)/Judiciary (1/17/17)—A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

S.J. Res. 6—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Judiciary (1/20/17)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

H.J. Res. 33—Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)/Judiciary (1/24/17)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Employment

H.R. 651—Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)/Education and the Workforce (1/24/17)—A bill to protect unpaid interns from workplace harassment and discrimination.

H.R. 652—Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)/House Administration (1/24/17)—A bill to protect unpaid interns in the legislative branch from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

H.R. 653—Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)/Oversight and Government Reform (1/24/17)—A bill to protect unpaid interns in the federal government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

H.R. 680—Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)/Oversight and Government Reform (1/24/17)—A bill to prohibit accessing pornographic web sites from federal computers, and for other purposes.

H.R. 702—Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)/Oversight and Government Reform (1/27/17)—A bill to strengthen federal antidiscrimination laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and expand accountability within the federal government, and for other purposes.

International

H.R. 601—Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (1/23/17)—A bill to enhance the transparency and accelerate the impact of assistance provided under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to promote quality basic education in developing countries, to better enable such countries to achieve universal access to quality basic education and improved learning outcomes, to eliminate duplication and waste, and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

S. 208—Sen. Angus King (I-ME)/Finance (1/24/17)—A bill to make the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit fully refundable, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

 S. 178—Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA)/Judiciary (1/20/17)—A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system’s response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases.

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