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Congressional Schedule: January 8-12, 2018

Mark-Ups: Child Protection—On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider S. 1252, the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2017.

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Congressional Schedule: December 18-22, 2017

Floor Action: Education—On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider several bills, including H.R. 4254, the Women in Aerospace Education Act, and H.R. 4375, the STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act. Appropriations—On Tuesday, the House and Senate are scheduled to consider H.R. 1370, a bill making continuing appropriations for FY2018. Human Trafficking—On Tuesday,…

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Weekly Highlights: December 11-15, 2017

Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking- On December 12, the House Judiciary Committee approved, by voice vote, H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, as amended. On December 13, the House Financial Services Committee approved, 59-0, H.R. 2219, the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act. The House Foreign Affairs Committee…

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Congressional Schedule: December 11-15, 2017

Mark-Ups: Education—On Tuesday, the House Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act. Human Trafficking—On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up several bills, including H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017.

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Weekly Highlights: December 4-8, 2017

Floor Action: Appropriations- On December 7, Congress approved H. J. Res. 123, which provides continuing appropriations for FY2018. Violence Against Women- On December 5, the House passed, 409-0, H.R. 3317, the Stop Abusive Female Exploitation (SAFE) Act. International- On December 6, the House passed, 423-3, H. Con. Res. 90, a resolution condemning violence committed against…

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Congressional Schedule: December 4-8, 2017

Floor Action: Reproductive Health- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3317, the Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation Act. International- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H. Con. Res. 90, a resolution condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in, and an immediate restoration of…

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Weekly Highlights: November 27-December 1, 2017

Floor Action: Tax Policy- On December 1, the Senate passed, 51-49, S. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Employment- On November 28, the House passed, by voice vote, H. Res. 630, requiring mandatory sexual harassment training for all Members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives. Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking- On November 29, the…

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Congressional Schedule: November 27-December 1, 2017

Floor Action: Employment- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider a resolution requiring each Member, officer, and employee to complete workplace rights and responsibilities training each session of Congress (as-yet-unnumbered) Hearings: Human Trafficking—On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing, “Latest Developments in Combatting Online Sex…

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Congressional Schedule: November 20-24, 2017

The House and Senate are in recess until the week of November 27.

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Weekly Highlights: November 13-17, 2017

Floor Action: Military- On November 14, the House approved, 356-70, the conference report for H.R. 2810, the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act; the Senate approved the measure, by voice vote, on November 16. Child Protection- On November 14, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. 534, the Protecting Young Children from Sexual Abuse Act, as…

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