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Bills Introduced

Education

S. 2431—Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/15/18) —A bill to ensure that certain incidents involving a covered employee that are reported to the Title IX coordinator at an eligible institution of higher education have been reviewed by the president of the institution and not less than one additional member of the institution’s board of trustees, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

S. 2429—Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)/Judiciary (2/14/18)—A bill to clarify that using drugs or illegal substances to cause a person to engage in a commercial sex act constitutes coercion and using drugs or illegal substances to provide or obtain the labor or services of a person constitutes forced labor.

H.R. 5027—Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX)/Judiciary (2/14/18)—A bill to clarify that using drugs or illegal substances to cause a person to engage in a commercial sex act constitutes coercion and using drugs or illegal substances to provide or obtain the labor or services of a person constitutes forced labor.

International

H.R. 5034—Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Foreign Affairs (2/15/18)—A bill to prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.

H.R. 5068—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (2/16/18)—A bill to authorize assistance to aid in the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistulas in foreign countries, and for other purposes. 

Miscellaneous 

H.R. 5001—Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY)/Financial Services (2/13/18)—A bill to award a Congressional gold medal to Billie Jean King, in recognition of her contribution to the nation and her courageous and groundbreaking leadership advancing equal rights for women and the LGBT community in athletics, education, and our society.

Sexual Harassment 

H.R. 5028—Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV)/Financial Services (2/14/18)—A bill to require disclosure of payments for settlements of disputes regarding sexual abuse and certain types of harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

S. 2420—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Finance (2/13/18)—A bill to provide a child tax credit for pregnant moms.

H.R. 5006—Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)/Ways and Means (2/13/18)—A bill to provide a child tax credit for pregnant moms.

Violence Against Women 

S. Res. 401—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Judiciary (2/12/18)—A resolution designating May 5, 2018 as the “National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.”

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