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Weekly Legislative Update: May 31, 2022

Congressional Schedule: May 30-June 3, 2022

Floor Action:

The House and Senate are in recess this week.


Bills Introduced: May 23-27, 2022

International 

H.R. 7864—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Foreign Affairs (5/24/22)—A bill to authorize assistance to train and retain obstetrician-gynecologists and sub-specialists in urogynecology and to help improve the quality of care to meet the health care needs of women in the least developed countries, and for other purposes. 

H.R. 7869—Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (5/24/22)—A bill to authorize assistance to aid in the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula in foreign countries, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

H. Res. 1138—Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (5/24/22)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2022 as “National Leading Entertainment and Arts through Diversity Month” or “National LEAD Month,” and empowering underrepresented communities to take the lead within the entertainment industry.

Reproductive Health

S. 4347—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/26/22)—A bill to require group health plans and group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for over-the-counter contraceptives.

H.R. 7894—Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)/Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means (5/27/22)—A bill to require group health plans and group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for over-the-counter contraceptives.

H. Res. 1145—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce (5/27/22)—A resolution recognizing Menstrual Hygiene Day.

Tax Policy 

H.R. 7875—Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA)/Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce (5/24/22)—A bill to provide for the expedited and duty-free importation of infant formula that may be lawfully marketed in the European Union, Canada, Japan, or the United Kingdom, and for other purposes.

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