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Weekly Legislative Update: May 6-10, 2019

Abortion

H.R. 2646—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (5/9/19)—A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services, and for other purposes.

Child Protection

S. 1353—Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/7/19)—A bill to require mandatory reporting of incidents of child abuse or neglect, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2567—Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA)/Education and Labor (5/7/19)—A bill to require mandatory reporting of incidents of child abuse or neglect, and for other purposes.

S. 1408—Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/9/19)—A bill to improve child care protections provided through interstate background checks.

Education

S. 1403—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/9/19)—A bill to amend the Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program under the Higher Education Act of 1965.

H.R. 2632—Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA)/Education and Labor (5/9/19)—A bill to reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program.

Employment

S. 1402—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/9/19)—A bill to direct the secretary of Labor to recognize employers with a commitment to helping employees balance workplace responsibilities and family obligations.

Family Support

S. 1404—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Finance (5/9/19)—A bill to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers places on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers, and for other purposes.

Health

S. 1343—Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)/Finance (5/7/19)—A bill to improve Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income mothers.

H.R. 2602—Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)/Energy and Commerce (5/8/19)—A bill to improve Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income mothers.

H.R. 2625—Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC)/Agriculture; Education and Labor (5/9/19)—A bill to include eating disorders prevention within the nutrition education and obesity prevention grant program and the local wellness program; and for other purposes.

H. Res. 365—Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA)/Oversight and Reform (5/9/19)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of May 10, 2019, as “World Lupus Day.”

International

H. Res. 375—Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL)/Foreign Affairs (5/101/19)—A resolution recognizing the fifth anniversary of the Chibok girls kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and to provide assistance to the victims.

Military

S. 1413—Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)/Armed Services (5/9/19)—A bill to require the secretary of Defense to establish an initiative on improving the capacity of military criminal investigative organizations to prevent child sexual exploitation, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. 1418—Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/9/19)—A bill to establish the Strength in Diversity Program, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2639—Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH)/Education and Labor (5/9/19)—A bill to establish the Strength in Diversity Program, and for other purposes.

Veterans

H.R. 2645—Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV)/Veterans’ Affairs (5/9/19)—A bill to improve the care provided by the secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

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