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Weekly Legislative Update: October 26-30, 2020

CONGRESSIONAL SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 26-30, 2020

The Senate is in recess until November 9.

The House is in recess until November 16, subject to change if votes are scheduled.


BILLS INTRODUCED: OCTOBER 19-23, 2020

Child Protection

H.R. 8638—Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)/Education and Labor (10/20/20)—A bill to direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on the effect of state laws on child marriages and forced marriages, and for other purposes.

Family Support

S. 4844—Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)/Finance (10/22/20)—A bill to reauthorize the grant program to promote responsible fatherhood, to modernize the child support enforcement program, and for other purposes.

Human Trafficking

H.R. 8648—Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)/Judiciary (10/20/20)—A bill to establish the Homeland Security Investigations victim assistance program, and for other purposes.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 748—Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)/Commerce, Science, and Transportation (10/20/20)—A resolution congratulating the Seattle Storm women’s basketball team on winning the 2020 Women’s National Basketball Association Championship.

Violence Against Women

S. Res. 753—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/Judiciary (10/22/20)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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