The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, November 14-18, 2016

Updates from Women’s Policy Inc. – November 14-18, 2016

House Passes Maternity Care Access Bill

On November 14, the House passed H.R. 1209, the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act.

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House Passes Women, Peace, and Security Act

On November 15, the House passed H.R. 5332, the Women, Peace, and Security Act.

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Bill to Fund Trafficking Hotline Clears House Committee

On November 16, the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 5422, a bill to ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

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House Committee Holds Final SNAP Hearing in Series

On November 16, the House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing, “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Opportunities for Improving Access to Food.”

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Bills Introduced

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This Week:

Congress will be in recess until November 28th.