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Weekly Legislative Update: November 23-27, 2020

CONGRESSIONAL SCHEDULE: NOVEMBER 23-27, 2020

The House and Senate are in recess this week. 

BILLS INTRODUCED: NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020

International 

H. Res. 1223—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs (11/16/20)—A resolution supporting the goals of World AIDS Day.

 

Judiciary 

S. 4916—Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)/Judiciary (11/18/20)—A bill to divert certain parents of minor children, expectant parents, and other caregivers from incarceration and into comprehensive programs providing resources, services, and training to those individuals and their families.

H.R. 8772—Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX)/Judiciary; Homeland Security (11/18/20)—A bill to expand the grants authorized under Jennifer’s Law and Kristen’s Act to include processing of unidentified remains, resolving missing persons cases, and for other purposes. 

H.R. 8774—Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)/Judiciary (11/18/20)—A bill to divert certain parents of minor children, expectant parents, and other caregivers from incarceration and into comprehensive programs providing resources, services, and training to those individuals and their families. 

 

Military 

S. 4922—Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)/Armed Services (11/18/2020)—A bill to expand and enhance programs and activities of the Department of Defense for prevention of and response to domestic violence and child abuse and neglect among military families, and for other purposes.

 

Violence Against Women 

S. 4904—Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)/Judiciary (11/17/20)—A bill to ensure crime victims are not denied compensation because of rape kit backlogs, and for other purposes.

 

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