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Weekly Legislative Update: September 13, 2021

Congressional Schedule: September 13–17, 2021

Floor Action:

The House has Committee and District work periods this week and has no scheduled votes.

The Senate is in session this week.

Mark-Ups:

Family Support- On Monday, the House Financial Services Committee will mark up its provisions of the FY2022 Concurrent Budget Resolution, S. Con. Res. 14, including proposals that relate to housing for low-income families.

Tax Policy- On Tuesday, the House Ways and Means Committee will mark up its provisions of S. Con. Res. 14, including those that relate to the social safety net and the child tax credit. 

Violence Against Women- On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up its provisions of S. Con. Res. 14, including proposals related to the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.

Hearings:

Violence Against Women- On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing, “Dereliction of Duty: Examining the Inspector General’s Report on the FBI’s Handling of the Larry Nassar Investigation.” 


Bills Introduced: September 6–10, 2021

Employment

H.R. 5238—Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)/Education and Labor, Oversight and Reform, House Administration (9/10/2021)—A bill to permit leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.

Family Support

H.R. 5220—Del. Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR)/Agriculture (9/10/2021)—A bill to transition the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and for other purposes.

Tax Policy

H.R. 5231—Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)/Ways and Means (9/10/2021)—A bill to modify the employer credit for paid family and medical leave.

Veterans

H.R. 5212—Rep. J. Luis Correa (D-CA)/Veterans’ Affairs (9/10/2021)—A bill to require an annual report on veteran access to gender specific services under community care contracts, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 5226—Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)/Judiciary (9/10/21)—A bill to enhance criminal penalties for health related stalking, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 632—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Oversight and Reform (9/10/2021)— A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2021 as National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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