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Bills Introduced


 H.R. 5565—Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)/Oversight and Government Reform (4/18/18)—A bill to require a study of federal agencies to determine which federal agencies have the greatest impact on women’s participation in the workforce.

Family Support

 S. 2723—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (4/19/18)—A bill to require that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for children be calculated with reference to the cost of the low-cost food plan, as determined by the secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.


 H.R.5562—Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV)/Energy and Commerce (4/18/18)—A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy implementing certain recommendations relating to the Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015, and for other purposes.

 S. 2710—Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)/Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (4/19/18)—A bill to improve treatment and early interventions for pregnant and postpartum women and infants affected by substance use disorder.


 S. Res. 464—Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/16/18)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

S. Res. 472—Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)/Considered and agreed to (4/17/18)—A resolution designating April 5, 2018, as “Gold Star Wives Day.”

H.R. 5561—Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-VA)/Financial Services (4/18/18)—A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Barbara Rose Johns in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the nation and civil rights.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 5547—Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)/Judiciary (4/18/18)—A bill to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

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