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Weekly Legislative Update: June 8-12, 2020

Congressional Schedule: June 8-12, 2020

Floor Action:

The Senate is in session this week.

The House is in recess this week.


Military- On Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel will mark up its portion of the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Beginning on Wednesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee will consider the NDAA (as-yet-unnumbered).

Bills Introduced: June 1-5, 2020


H.R. 7101—Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)/Armed Services (6/4/20)—A bill to provide for the continuation of paid parental leave for members of the Armed Services in the event of the death of the child.

H.R. 7112—Del. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-MP)/Armed Services (6/4/20)—A bill to enhance financial assistance to military spouses for professional expenses.

S. 3867—Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)/Armed Services (6/2/20)—A bill to require the secretary of Defense to establish a program to carry out minor military construction projects to construct child development centers.

Violence Against Women

S. Res. 606—Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)/Considered and agreed to (6/3/20)—A resolution designating May 5, 2020, as the “National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.”

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