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Bills Introduced

Employment

H.R. 2417—Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Education and the Workforce, House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, Judiciary (5/11/17)—A bill to eliminate discrimination and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

S. 1101—Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/11/17)—A bill to eliminate discrimination and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

H.R. 2418—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Education and the Workforce (5/11/17)—A bill to prohibit certain practices by employers related to restrictions on discussion of employees’ and prospective employees’ salary and benefit history, and for other purposes.

Health

H.R. 2416—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Energy and Commerce (5/11/17)—A bill to require menstrual product ingredient list labels.

S. 1112—Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/11/17)—A bill to support states in their work to save and sustain the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy related and pregnancy associated deaths, to identify solutions to improve health care quality and health outcomes for mothers, and for other purposes.

S. 1113—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA))/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (5/11/17)—A bill to ensure the safety of cosmetics.

International

H.R. 2408—Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)/Foreign Affairs (5/11/17)—A bill to enhance the transparency, improve the coordination, and intensify the impact of assistance to support access to primary and secondary education for displaced children and persons, including women and girls, and for other purposes.

Judiciary 

S. 1114—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/Judiciary (5/11/17)—A bill to nullify the effect of the recent executive order laying a foundation for discrimination against LGBTQ individuals, women, religious minorities, and others under the pretext of religious freedom.

Veterans

S. 1111— Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Veterans Affairs (5/11/17)—A bill to improve the provision of services and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

S. Res. 159—Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)/Considered and agreed to (5/9/17)—A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.