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.
House Passes Women, Peace, and Security Act
On November 15, the House passed H.R. 5332, the Women, Peace, and Security Act.
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.
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.”
Congress will be in recess until November 28th.