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The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, April 9-13, 2018

Floor Action

Child Protection— On April 10, the House passed, 409-2, H.R. 4203, the Combat Online Predators Act.

Human Trafficking— On April 10, the House passed, 408-2, H.R. 2219, the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act.

International— On April 9, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, H.R. 3445, the African Growth and Opportunity and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act. The House passed the bill in January; the Senate vote clears the measure for the president’s signature.

Mark-Ups

Employment— On April 12, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed, by voice vote, H.R. 4673, the Promoting Women in the Aviation Workforce Act, as amended.

Hearings

Health— On April 11, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018.

Small Business— On April 12, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations held a hearing, “Community Support: Entrepreneurial Development and Beyond.”

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