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Bills Introduced April 1-5, 2019

Abortion

H.R. 2010—Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (4/1/19)—A bill to ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2014—Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)/Energy and Commerce (4/1/19)—A bill to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion.

S. 1035—Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)/Judiciary (4/4/19)—A bill to prohibit dismemberment abortions, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2082—Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX)/Judiciary (4/4/19)—A bill to provide for parental notification and intervention in the case of an unemancipated minor seeking an abortion.

Employment              

S. 975—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/1/19)—A bill to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2005—Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL)/Education and Labor; Financial Services (4/1/19)—A bill to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2039—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and Labor (4/2/19)—A bill to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.

H. Con. Res. 29—Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL)/Education and Labor (4/2/19)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that female athletes be paid the same as their male counterparts and organizers of world-class competitions actively that part in combating the wage gap.

H. Con. Res. 30—Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)/Education and Labor (4/2/10)—A concurrent resolution recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity between wages paid to men and women.

International

S. Res. 142—Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)/Foreign Relations (4/4/19)—A resolution condemning the government of the Philippines for its continued detention of Senator Leila De Lima, calling for her immediate release, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 133—Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)/Considered and agreed to (4/1/19)—A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, Cryptanalyst.

S. 997—Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)/Veterans’ Affairs (4/3/19)—A bill to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2048—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (4/3/19)—A bill to prohibit the pricing of consumer products and services that are substantially similar if such products and services are priced differently based on the gender of the individuals for whose use the products are intended or marketed or for whom the services are performed or offered.

H.R. 2056—Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL)/Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services (4/3/19)—A bill to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes.

Reproductive Health

S. 1049—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Armed Services (4/4/19)—A bill to ensure that 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.

H.R. 2091—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Armed Services (4/4/19)—A bill to ensure that 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.

Veterans

S. 1047—Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)/Veterans’ Affairs (4/4/19)—A bill to create a dependency and indemnity compensation allowance for surviving spouses receiving dependency and indemnity compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

S. 976—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/1/19)—A bill to combat campus sexual assault, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 278—Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)/Natural Resources (4/1/19)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the crisis of violence against native women.

H.R. 2029—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)/Judiciary; Natural Resources (4/2/19)—A bill to direct the comptroller general of the United States to submit a report on the response of law enforcement agencies to reports of missing or murdered Indians.

S. Res. 144—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Judiciary (4/4/19)—A resolution designating May 5, 2019, as the “National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.”

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