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Weekly Legislative Update: August 23, 2021

Congressional Schedule: August 23-27, 2021

Floor Action:

The House is in session this week.

The Senate is in recess until September 13. 

Child Protection- This week, the House is scheduled to consider several bills, including S. 325, a bill to extend the deadline for a report by the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.

Bills Introduced: August 16-20, 2021


H. Res. 589—Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (8/17/21)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that policies governing access to medication abortion care in the United States should be equitable and based on science.

Child Protection

H.R. 5049—Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)/Judiciary (8/17/21)—A bill to provide incentives for states to eliminate statutes of limitation related to child sexual abuse, and for other purposes.


H.R. 5052—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and Labor (8/17/21)—A bill to create a national commission to combat workplace sexual harassment, and for other purposes.