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Bills Introduced


H.R. 2993—-Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)/Energy and Commerce (8/2/13)—A bill to require states to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers.


H.R. 3062—-Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA)/Energy and Commerce (8/2/13)— A bill to require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.


H.R. 2915—-Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR)/Judiciary (8/1/13)—A bill to eliminate a defense, to a criminal prosecution, based on the state of mind of the defendant as to the age of the minor engaging in, or intended to engage in, a commercial sex act.

Family Support

H.R. 2979—-Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)/Ways and Means (8/2/13)— A bill to preserve the eligibility of a child for kinship guardianship assistance payments when the guardian is replaced by a successor legal guardian named in the kinship guardianship assistance agreement.

H.R. 3055—-Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL)/Agriculture (8/2/13)—A bill to reform the federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) so that states have the option of conducting pilot projects to require that able-bodied individuals participate in work activities as a condition of receiving benefits under such program.


S. 1408—-Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (7/31/13)—A bill to address the dramatic increase of HIV/AIDS in minority communities.

H.R. 2893—-Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (7/31/13)—A bill to address the dramatic increase of HIV/AIDS in minority communities.


H.R. 2874—-Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)/Foreign Affairs, Armed Services (7/31/13)—A bill to ensure that the United States promotes women’s meaningful inclusion and participation in mediation and negotiation processes undertaken in order to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict and implements the United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.

H.R. 2888—-Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (7/31/13)—A bill to authorize assistance to aid in the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula in foreign countries, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2901—-Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-WA)/Foreign Affairs (8/1/13)—A bill to improve the capacity of the United States government to implement, leverage, monitor, and evaluate programs to provide first-time or improved access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene to the world’s poorest on an equitable and sustainable basis, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2947—-Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Judiciary (8/1/13)—A bill to express United States foreign policy with respect to, and to strengthen United States advocacy on behalf of, individuals persecuted and denied their rights in foreign countries on account of gender, and for other purposes.


H.J. Res. 56—-Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Judiciary (8/1/13)—A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.


H.R. 2974—-Rep. Jackie Walorski(R-IN)/Veterans Affairs (8/1/13)—A bill to provide for the eligibility for beneficiary travel for veterans seeking treatment or care for military sexual trauma in specialized outpatient or residential programs at facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Reproductive Health

S. Res. 205—-Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)/considered and agreed to (7/30/13)— A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2013 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

H.R. 2943—-Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)/Education and the Workforce (8/1/13)—A bill to prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital contraception.

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