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Bills Introduced

Child Protection

H.R. 4963—Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)/Judiciary (2/7/18)—A bill to provide for assistance for victims of child pornography, and for other purposes.

S. Res. 396—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Rules and Administration (2/7/18)—A resolution to establish a special committee of the Senate to address sexual abuse within United States Olympic Gymnastics.

Employment

H.R. 4924—Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)/House Administration; Oversight and Government Reform; Ways and Means (2/5/18)—A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to reform the procedures provided under such Act for the initiation, investigation, and resolution of claims alleging that employing offices of the legislative branch have violated the rights and protections provided to their employees under such Act, including protections against sexual harassment, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 724—Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)/House Administration; Ethics (2/5/18)—A bill requiring each employing office of the House of Representatives to adopt an anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy for the office’s workplace, establishing the Office of Employee Advocacy to provide legal assistance and consultation to employees of the House regarding procedures and proceedings under the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, and for other purposes.

S. 2401—Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)/Homeland Security and Government Affairs (2/7/18)—A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to reform the procedures provided under such Act for the initiation, investigation, and resolution of claims alleging that employing offices of the legislative branch have violated the rights and protections provided to their employees under such Act, including protections against sexual harassment, and for other purposes.

International

H.R. 4932—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce (2/5/18)—A bill to address the disparate impact of climate change on women and support the efforts of women globally to address climate change, and for other purposes.

H.R. 4950—Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)/Foreign Affairs (2/6/18)—A bill to require the annual human rights reports to include information on instances of sexual assault in refugee camps, and for other purposes.

Military

S. 2379—Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)/Armed Services (2/6/18)—A bill to improve and expand authorities, programs, services, and benefits for military spouses and military families, and for other purposes.

H. Con. Res. 105—Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)/Armed Services (2/6/18)—A resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of women serving in the United States Marine Corps.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 398—Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)/onsidered and agreed to (2/7/18)—A resolution supporting the observation of “National Girls & Women in Sports Day” on February 7, 2018, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports.

Tax Policy

H.R. 4959—Rep. Ted Budd(R-NC)/Ways and Means (2/7/18)—A bill to ensure that the temporary refundable portion of the child tax credit is not less than the payroll taxes paid by the taxpayer.

Veterans

S. 2402—Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)/Veterans’ Affairs (2/8/18)—A bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes.