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Bills Introduced

Child Care

H.R. 3643—Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY)/Way and Means, Education and the Workforce (8/4/17)—A bill to provide additional child care funding, and for other purposes.


S. 1690—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (8/1/17)–A bill to provide greater support to students with dependents, and for other purposes.

Family Support

S. 1708—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (8/2/17)—A bill to provide that certain students who are family caregivers are eligible to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.


S. Res. 246—Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)/Judiciary (8/3/17)—A resolution designating the first week in August 2017 as “World Breastfeeding Week,” and designating August 2017 as “National Breastfeeding Month.”

Human Trafficking

S. 1693—Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)/Commerce, Science, and Transportation (8/1/17)—A bill amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that section 230 of that Act does not prohibit the enforcement against providers and users of interactive computer services of federal and state criminal and civil law relating to sex trafficking.


S. 1731—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)/Foreign Relations (8/2/17)—A bill to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally.


S. 1721—Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)/Armed Services (8/2/17)—A bill to provide compensation and credit for retired pay purposes for maternity leave taken by members of the reserve components, and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

S. 1716—Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE)/Finance (8/2/17)—A bill to provide a credit to employers who provide paid family and medical leave, and for other purposes.


H.R. 3642—Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY)/Veterans’ Affairs (8/4/17)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out pilot programs to improve the access to private health care for veterans who are survivors of military sexual trauma.

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