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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

H.R. 5890—Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA)/Education and the Workforce (5/21/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to provide assistance to states in complying with, and implementing, certain provisions of section 106 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act in order to promote better protections for young children and family-centered responses, and for other purposes.

S. 2961—Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)/Judiciary (5/24/18)—A bill to reauthorize subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990.

H.R. 5955—Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)/Judiciary; Education and the Workforce (5/24/18)—A bill to reauthorize subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990.


H. Res. 909—Rep. David Joyce (R-OH)/Judiciary (5/22/18)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for state legislatures to pass comprehensive sexual assault kit reforms by 2020.


S. 2952—Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Considered and passed (5/24/18)—A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to establish protections against congressional sexual harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

Family Support

H.R. 5888—Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)/Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce (5/21/18)—A bill to provide grants for coordination of the TANF program with career pathways.

S. 2945—Sen. Todd Young (R-IN)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (5/24/18)—A bill to authorize the secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a housing choice voucher mobility demonstration to encourage families receiving the voucher assistance to move to lower poverty areas and expand access to opportunity areas.


S. 2899—Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)/Finance (5/22/18)—A bill to provide states with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

S. 2922—Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)/Finance (5/22/18)—A bill to help improve access to care for pregnant and postpartum women receiving substance use disorder treatments, including for opioid use disorders, in an institution for mental diseases.

S. 2923—Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA)/Finance (5/22/18)—A bill to support the development of evidence-based, family-focused residential treatment programs.

S, 2924—Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)/Finance (5/22/18)—A bill to encourage the use of family-focused residential treatment programs for substance use disorder treatment.

S. 2926—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Finance (5/22/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a family recovery and reunification program replication project to help reunify families and protect children with parents or guardians with a substance use disorder who have temporarily lost custody of their children.

H.R. 5927—Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL)/Energy and Commerce (5/23/18)—A bill to expand, intensify, and coordinate research and other activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to prenatal opioid exposure and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

S. Res. 526—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/24/18) —A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that politicians should not interfere with a woman’s personal health care decisions or attempt to prevent providers from offering their full medical recommendations to their patients.

H.R. 5977—Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL)/Energy and Commerce (5/25/18) —A bill to improve federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.


H. Res. 916—Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)/Foreign Affairs (5/25/18)—A resolution honoring Las Damas de Blanco as the recipient of the 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.

Reproductive Health

H.R. 5965—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Government Reform; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs (5/24/18)—A bill to require health insurance coverage for the treatment of infertility.

S. 2960—Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/24/18)—A bill to require health insurance for the treatment of infertility.

Tax Policy

H.R. 5903—Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO)/Ways and Means (5/22/18)—A bill to make permanent certain changes made by Public Law 115-97 to the child tax credit.


H.R. 5966—Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/24/18)—A bill to improve the provision of health care from women veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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