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Weekly Legislative Update: August 30, 2021

Congressional Schedule: August 30-September 3, 2021

Floor Action:

The House has a committee work period and does not have any scheduled votes. 

The Senate is in recess until September 13.

Mark-ups: 

Military- On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee will mark up H.R. 4350, the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 


Bills Introduced: August 23-27, 2021

Health

H. Res. 603—Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC)/Energy and Commerce (8/24/21)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of August 25 through August 31, 2021, as “Black Breastfeeding Week,” to bring national attention to the United States maternal child health crisis in the Black community and the important role that breastfeeding plays in improving maternal and infant health outcomes. 

Military

H. Res. 606—Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL)/Armed Services (8/24/21)—A resolution opposing legislation mandating the registration of women for the Selective Service System.

H.R. 5113—Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO)/Armed Services (8/27/21)—A bill to expand and codify matters covered by diversity training in the Department of Defense.

Women’s History

H.R. 5111—Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN)/Oversight and Reform (8/27/21)—A bill to establish Rosa Parks Day as a federal holiday, and for other purposes.

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