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Weekly Legislative Update: January 20, 2020

Congressional Schedule: January 20-24, 2020

Floor Action:

The House is in recess until January 27.  

The Senate is in session this week. 


Bills Introduced: January 13-17, 2020

 

Education

H.R. 5603—Rep. Gregory Steube (R-FL)/Education and Labor (1/14/20)—A bill to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in athletics, sex shall be determined on the basis of sex assigned at birth by a physician. 

 

Employment

H.R. 5592—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Education and Labor (1/13/20)—A bill to expand access to breastfeeding accommodations in the workplace, and for other purposes.  

H.R. 5656—Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)/Education and Labor (1/17/20)—A bill to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

 

Family Planning

H.R. 5651—Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA)/Energy and Commerce (1/16/20)—A bill to require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing contact information of adoption centers.

 

Health

H.R. 5640—Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC)/Energy and Commerce (1/16/20)—A bill to require the Federal Communications Commission to incorporate data on maternal health outcomes into its broadband health maps. 

S. 3216—Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/16/20)—A bill to prohibit group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage from imposing cost-sharing requirements or treatment limitations with respect to diagnostic examinations for breast cancer that are less favorable than such requirements with respect to screening examinations for breast cancer.

 

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 468—Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)/Considered and agreed to (1/13/20)—A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Jocelyn Burdick, former United States Senator for the State of North Dakota.

H.R. 5597—Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK)/Oversight and Reform (1/14/20)—A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 305 Northwest 5th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the “Clara Luper Post Office Building.”

S. Res. 475—Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT)/Judiciary (1/16/20)—A resolution recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women’s suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870.

H. Res. 804—Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT)/Judiciary (1/17/20)—A resolution recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women’s suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870.

 

Veterans

S. 3182—Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK)/Veterans’ Affairs (1/13/20)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Women’s Health Transition Training pilot program through at least fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes.

 

Violence Against Women

H.R. 5630—Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL)/Ways and Means (1/16/20)—A bill to provide that the Social Security Administration pay fees associated with obtaining a birth certificate or state identification card for purposes of obtaining a replacement social security card for certain victims of domestic violence, and for other purposes.

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