Bills Introduced and Hearings: Examining Sexual Abuse by UN Peacekeepers and Pricing of Fetal Tissue
On Monday, the House will consider H.R. 4570, the 100 Years of Women in Congress Act.
To amend the Department of Agriculture program for research and extension grants to increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to redesignate the program as the "Jeannette Rankin Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program".
The bill's title was written by its sponsor.
Sponsor: Grace Meng; Representative for New York's 6th congressional district; Democrat
Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 12, 2016
Length: 3 pages
3% chance of being enacted (details)
Appropriations — On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee will mark up the FY2017 Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration, Rural Development and Related Agencies spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered). Also on Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies will mark up the FY2017 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered). On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will mark up the FY2017 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies spending bill.
Military — On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will mark up H.R. 4909, the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
Abortion — On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Select Investigative Panel will hold a hearing on the pricing of fetal tissue.
H.R. 4924—Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)/Judiciary (4/13/16) — A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes.
H.R. 4914—Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)/Judiciary (4/12/16) — A bill to place limitations on the possession, sale, and other disposition of a firearm by persons convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses against children.
S. 2773—Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (4/11/16) — A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
S. Res. 426— Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Foreign Relations (4/14/16) — A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should support and protect the right of women working in developing countries to safe workplaces, free from gender-based violence, reprisals, and intimidation.
Pages: 1 · 2
- Many Americans Stressed about Future of Our Nation; A Study About The Distress From Waiting for Uncertain News
- Coretta Scott King: Jeff Sessions Would ‘Irreparably Damage’ My Husband’s Work
- Stream Protection Rule ... Passed and Overturned in a Few Weeks .... Sad
- Congressional Actions: Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination at Agriculture Department; Considering the 21st Cent.Cures Act
- Eliminating the Statute of Limitations for Rape and Related Crimes in California
- Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, A Documentary by Ken Burns
- A Bit of History: Lyndon B. Johnson Accepts the Nod to Become Vice-President, July 14, 1960
- Medicare Delays Plans For New Star Ratings On Hospitals After Congressional Pressure
- American Indian Girls Often Fall Through the Cracks: "It's like these kids are living in a war zone"
- Few Uninsured Know Date of Pending Deadline for Obtaining Marketplace Coverage; Many Say They Will Get Coverage Soon, Though Cost is a Concern