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Weekly Legislative Update: January 24, 2022

Congressional Schedule: January 24-28, 2022

Floor Action: 

The House and Senate are in recess this week. 


Congressional Bills Introduced: January 17-21, 2022

Abortion

S. Res. 494—Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)/Judiciary (1/20/22)—A resolution memorializing the unborn by lowering the United States flag to half-staff on the 22nd day of January each year. 

H.R. 6465—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Judiciary (1/20/22)—A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. 

H. Res. 883—Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC)/Energy and Commerce (1/20/22)—A resolution recognizing National Sanctity of Human Life Day. 

H.R. 6471—Rep. Alexander Mooney (R-WV)/Ways and Means (1/21/22)—A bill to prohibit treatment of certain distributions and reimbursements for certain abortions as qualified medical expenses.

Health

S. Res. 492—Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)/Judiciary (1/19/22)—A resolution designating January 23, 2022, as Maternal Health Awareness Day. 

Human Trafficking

H.R. 6420—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Foreign Affairs (1/18/22)—A bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 relating to determinations with respect to efforts of foreign countries to reduce demand for commercial sex acts under the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, and for other purposes.

Reproductive Health

H. Res. 878—Rep. David Scott (D-GA)/Energy and Commerce (1/19/22)—A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2022 as PCOS Awareness Month.

H. Res. 879—Rep. David Scott (D-GA)/Energy and Commerce (1/19/22)—A resolution supporting the designation of July 2022 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. 

H. Res. 880—Rep. David Scott (D-GA)/Energy and Commerce (1/19/22)—A resolution supporting the designation of March 2022 as Endometriosis Awareness Month.

Small Business

H.R. 6441—Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS)/Small Business (1/20/22)—A bill to improve the women’s business center program, and for other purposes.

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