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Weekly Legislative Update: July 8, 2019

Congressional Schedule: July 8-12, 2019

Floor Action:

Military- This week, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2500, its version of the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act. 

Mark-Ups:

Employment- On Thursday, the House Committee on Financial Services is scheduled to mark up several bills, including H.R. 3279, the Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019, and H.R. 281, the Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019.

Veterans- On Thursday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will consider H.R. 2942, a bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Women’s Health Transition Training pilot program.

Hearings:

Child Protection- On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing, “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World.” 

Veterans- On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a hearing, “Economic Well-being of Women Veterans.” 


Bills Introduced: July 1-5, 2019

Human Trafficking 

H.R. 3627—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Judiciary (7/5/19)—A bill to provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking. 

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