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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

H.R. 2096—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and the Workforce (4/14/17)—A bill to require the publication of certain demographic data regarding missing children, and for other purposes.

S. 982—Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/27/17)—A bill to require mandatory reporting of incidents of child abuse or neglect, and for other purposes.

Education

H.R. 2151—Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)/Education and the Workforce (4/26/27)—A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.

S. 954—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/27/17)—A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.

Employment

H.R. 2095—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and the Workforce (4/14/17)—A bill to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.

S. 924—Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (4/24/17)—A bill to improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 2146—Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN)/Judiciary (4/26/17)—A bill to require the secretary of Homeland Security to provide notice to state authorities when unaccompanied alien children are placed in that state.

S. 952— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (4/26/17)—A bill to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.

H.R. 2200—Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)/Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services, Education and the Workforce (4/27/17)—A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2219—Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)/Foreign Affairs, Financial Services (9/27/17)—A bill to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.

Military

H.R. 2180—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Armed Services (4/26/17)—A bill to ensure that women members of the Armed Forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

S. 957—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Armed Services (9/27/17)—A bill to ensure that women members of the Armed Forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the Armed Forces.

Miscellaneous

H.R. 2130—Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)/Financial Services (4/25/17)—A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Myrlie Evers-Williams, in recognition of the great contributions and ultimate sacrifice she and her husband, the assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers, made in the fight for racial equality in the United States.

S. Res. 141—Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)/Considered and agreed to (4/25/17)—A resolution congratulating the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team for winning the 2017 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I women’s basketball tournament championship.

H.R. 2256—Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)/Financial Services (4/28/17)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of Christa McAuliffe.

Tax Policy

H.R. 2110—Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Ways and Means (4/20/17)—A bill to provide an increasingly larger earned income credit for families with more than three children.

H.R. 2149—Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)/Ways and Means (4/26/17)—A bill to require inclusion of the taxpayer’s social security number to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

H.R. 2140—Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)/Ways and Means (4/25/17)—A bill to increase the credit for employers establishing workplace child care facilities, to increase the child care credit to encourage greater use of quality child care services, to provide incentives for students to earn child care-related degrees and to work in child care facilities, and to increase the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance.

H.R. 2238—Rep. Val Demings (D-FL)/Ways and Means (4/28/17)—A bill to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable.

Veterans

S. 970—Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Veterans’ Affairs (9/27/17)—A bill to improve the care provided by the secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

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