The Senate is in session this week.
Civil Rights – On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 5, the Equality Act, a bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
Budget – On Monday, the House Budget Committee will consider S. Con. Res. 5, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also known as the Stimulus bill.
H.R. 5—Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)/Judiciary; Education and Labor; Financial Services; Oversight and Reform; House Administration (2/18/21)—A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1136—Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)/Oversight and Reform; House Administration; Judiciary (2/18/21)—A bill to establish a government-wide initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the federal workforce, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1158—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (2/18/21)—A bill to provide women and girls safe access to sanitation facilities in refugee camps.
Violence Against Women
H. Res. 140—Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA)/Judiciary (2/18/21)—A resolution expressing support for designation of the month of February 2021 as “National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.”