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Bills Introduced: March 11-15, 2019

Abortion

S. 758—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/12/19)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1692—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform (3/12/19)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.

Employment

S. 840—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/14/19)—A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

H.R. 1784—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Education and Labor; House Administration; Oversight and Reform (3/14/19)—A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

Family Support

H. Res. 236—Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)/Ways and Means (3/14/19)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that welfare programs discourage marriage and hurt the institution of the family in the United States.

International

H. Res. 233—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs (3/1/419)—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.

Judiciary

S. 788—Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)/Judiciary (3/13/19)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

H.R. 5—Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)/Judiciary; Education and Labor; Financial Services; Oversight and Reform; House Administration (3/13/19)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 217—Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA)/Oversight and Reform (3/12/19)—A resolution recognizing Girl Scouts of the United States of America on its 107th birthday and the importance of the all-girl space offered by Girl Scouts.

S. Res. 111—Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)/Judiciary (3/14/19)—A resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.

S. Res. 114—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Considered and agreed to (3/14/19)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of March 21, 2019, as “National Rosie the Riveter Day.”

H.R. 1773—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Financial Services; House Administration (3/14/19)—A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the women in the United States who joined the workforce during World War II, providing the aircraft, vehicles, weaponry, ammunition and other material to win the war, that were referred to as “Rosie the Riveter,” in recognition of their contributions to the United States and the inspiration they have provided to ensuing generations.

H. Res. 234—Rep. Luis Correa (D-CA)/Oversight and Reform (3/14/19)—A resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.

H. Res. 235—Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)/Education and Labor (3/14/19)—A resolution recognizing Women’s History Month and the historic contributions of women to the American labor movement.

H. Res. 237—Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA)/Education and Labor (3/14/19)—A resolution expressing support for designation of March 21, 2019, as “National Rosie the Riveter Day.”

Tax Policy

S. 749—Sen. Angus King (I-ME)/Finance (3/12/19)—A bill to increase and make fully refundable the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, to increase the maximum amount excludable from gross income for employer-provided dependent care assistance, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1696—Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL)/Ways and Means (3/12/19)—A bill to increase and make fully refundable the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, to increase the maximum amount excludable from gross income for employer-provided dependent care assistance, and for other purposes.

Veterans

H. Res. 213—Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL)/Oversight and Reform (3/11/19)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Women Veterans Recognition Week.

S. 835—Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Veterans’ Affairs (3/14/19)—A bill to improve the care provided by the secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 1741—Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY)/Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Financial Services (3/13/19)—A bill to reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.

S. 820—Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)/Judiciary (3/14/19)—A bill to strengthen programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.

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