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Weekly Legislative Update: July 6, 2021


Floor Action:

The House and Senate are in recess until July 12.

BILLS INTRODUCED: June 28-July 2, 2021

Civil Rights

H.R. 4286—Rep. Bradley Schneider (D-IL)/Judiciary (6/30/21)—A bill to extend the protections of the Fair Housing Act to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

Family Support

H.R. 4348—Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)/Ways and Means (7/2/21)—A bill to remove administrative barriers to participation of Indian tribes in federal child welfare programs, and increase federal funding for tribal child welfare programs, and for other purposes.


H.R. 4217—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (6/29/21)—A bill to provide for the establishment of a Task Force on Maternal Mental Health, and for other purposes.

H.R. 4297—Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA)/Education and Labor (7/1/21) —A bill to provide for certain accommodations for breastfeeding in the workplace, and for other purposes. 

Reproductive Health

H. Res. 516—Rep. David Scott (D-GA)/Energy and Commerce (6/30/21)—A resolution supporting the designation of July 2021 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month.


H.Con. Res. 39—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Education and Labor (6/29/21)—A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) should work to prevent discrimination on the basis of sex in its programs and activities.

Tax Policy

H.R. 4354—Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)/Ways and Means (7/2/21)—A bill to improve the employer-provided child care tax credit.


H.R. 4218—Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)/Veterans’ Affairs (6/29/21)—A bill to increase the frequency that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans shall submit a report to the secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 4229—Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH)/Judiciary (6/29/21)—A bill to reauthorize grants for the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, and for other purposes.