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Weekly Legislative Update: August 17, 2020

Congressional Schedule: August 17-21, 2020

The Senate is in recess until September 7.
 
The House will return from recess late this week.
 

Bills Introduced: August 10 – August 14

Family Support

H.R. 8024—Rep. Kim Schrier (D-WA)/Education and Labor (8/11/20)—A bill to extend certain waivers under the WIC [Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children] program during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. 
 
Health 
 
H.R. 8027—Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL)/Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Natural Resources (8/11/20)—A bill to improve the public health response to addressing maternal mortality and morbidity during the COVID-19 public health emergency. 
 
S. Res. 683—Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)/Judiciary (8/13/20)—A resolution designating the first week of August 2020 as “World Breastfeeding Week,” and designating August 2020 as “National Breastfeeding Month.” 
 
Veterans 
 
H.R. 8034—Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)/Veterans Affairs (8/14/20)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide coverage for infertility treatment and standard fertility preservation services, and for other purposes.
 
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