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Bills Introduced March 25-29, 2019

Child Protection

S. 924—Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (3/28/19)—A bill to require training and education to teachers and other school employees, students, and the community about how to prevent, recognize, respond to, and report child sexual abuse in primary and secondary education.

Employment

H.R. 1864—Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes (D-DC)/Education and Labor (3/25/19)—A bill to prohibit certain practices by employers relating to restrictions on discussion of employees’ and prospective employees’ salary and benefit history, and for other purposes.

S. 920—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Finance (3/27/19)—A bill to make available parental leave benefits to parents following the birth or adoption of a child, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1935—Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY)/Education and Labor (3/27/19)—A bill to enhance provisions related to pay discrimination, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1940—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Ways and Means (3/27/19)—A bill to make available parental leave benefits to parents following the birth or adoption of a child, and for other purposes.

Health

H.R. 1882—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Education and Labor; Judiciary; Financial Services; Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure (3/26/19)—A bill to increase the availability and affordability of menstrual hygiene products for individuals with limited access, and for other purposes.

S. 916—Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)/Finance (3/27/19)—A bill to improve federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1897—Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL)/Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor (3/27/19)—A bill to improve federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.

International

S. 868—Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)/Foreign Relations (3/26/19)—A bill to address the disparate impact of climate change on women and support the efforts of women globally to address climate change, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1880—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce (3/26/19)—A bill to address the disparate impact of climate change on women and support the efforts of women globally to address climate change, and for other purposes.

Judiciary

S. 855—Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)/Judiciary (3/25/19)—A bill to make it a criminal offense for individuals to engage in sexual acts while acting under color of law or with individuals in their custody, to encourage states to adopt similar laws, and for other purposes.

S.J. Res. 15—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Judiciary (3/27/19)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

H. Res. 272—Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)/Judiciary (3/29/19)—A resolution affirming that all men and women are created equal.

Miscellaneous

S. 872—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (3/26/19)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to redesign $20 Federal reserve notes so as to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman, and for other purposes.

S. 892—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (3/27/19)—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 materials 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.

S. 898—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Veterans’ Affairs (3/27/19)—A bill to designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the “Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System.”

S. Res. 125—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/Considered and agreed to (3/27/19)—A resolution designating March 2019 as “National Women’s History Month.”

H.R. 1923—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Financial Services (3/27/19)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter dollars in commemoration of the Nineteenth Amendment, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1925—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Veterans’ Affairs (3/27/19)—A bill to designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the “Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System.”

S. 953—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (3/28/19)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 West Kent Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the “Jeannette Rankin Post Office Building.”

S. 959—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)/Rules and Administration (3/28/19)—A bill to establish in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women’s history museum, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1953—Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)/Financial Services; House Administration (3/2819)—A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the female telephone operators of the Army Signal Corps, known as the “Hello Girls.”

H.R. 1968—Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)/Financial Services; House Administration (3/28/19)—A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Shirley Chisholm.

H.R. 1972—Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT)/Oversight and Reform (3/28/19)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 West Kent Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the “Jeannette Rankin Post Office Building.”

H.R. 1980—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/House Administration; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure (3/28/19)—A bill to establish in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women’s history museum, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1982—Rep. Joseph Morelle (D-NY)/Financial Services; Budget (3/28/19)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

H. Res. 265—Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)/Judiciary (3/28/19)—A resolution commemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth.

Reproductive Health

S. 930—Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)/Finance (3/28/19)—A bill to allow women greater access to safe and effective contraception.

S. Res. 130—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Judiciary (3/28/19)—A resolution recognizing the significance of endometriosis as an unmet chronic disease for women and designating March 2019 as “Endometriosis Awareness Month.”

Tax Policy

H.R. 1859—Rep. John Katko (R-NY)/Ways and Means (3/25/19)—A bill to provide for parent savings accounts, and for other purposes.

S. 931—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Finance (3/28/19)—A bill to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable.

H.R. 1967—Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)/Ways and Means (3/28/19)—A bill to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable.

Veterans

H.R. 1924—Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV)/Veterans’ Affairs (3/27/19)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide child care to veterans at Vet Centers in the same manner as the secretary provides child care to veterans at other Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.

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