Women’s Congressional Policy Institute Weekly Legislative Update for July 5, 2022

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Weekly Legislative Update_

July 5, 2022

Bills Introduced: June 27-July 1, 2022


H.R. 8263—Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO)/Transportation and Infrastructure
(7/1/22)—A bill to prohibit any head of a federal agency or department
from leasing certain federal property to abortion providing
organizations, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 1216—Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV)/Energy and Commerce (7/1/22)—A
resolution expressing support for the designation of June as the
“Month of Life.”

H. Res. 1214—Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)/Judiciary (7/1/22)—A resolution
condemning the illegal intimidation tactics of extreme left-wing
organizations in the wake of the _Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health_
Supreme Court decision.


H.R. 8247—Rep. Joe Morelle (D-NY)/Education and Labor; Ways and Means
(6/28/22)—A bill to establish an emergency grant aid program, and for
other purposes. The bill would authorize a new emergency grant program
for higher education institutions to provide students with emergency
funds when a financial emergency directly impacts their ability to stay
in school, including information about available assistance through
programs such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,
Infants, and Children (WIC).


H. Res. 1208—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce
(6/28/22)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Alzheimer’s
and Brain Awareness Month. The resolution states that nearly two-thirds
of those living with Alzheimer’s disease are women.


H. Res. 1210—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Foreign Affairs (6/28/22)—A
resolution affirming the role of the United States in eliminating sexual
violence in conflict.


H.R. 8251—Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI)/Science, Space, and Technology;
Education and Labor (6/28/22)—A bill to authorize the National Science
Foundation (NSF) to make awards to institutions of higher education and
non-profit organizations for research, development, and related
activities to advance innovative approaches to developing, improving,
and expanding evidence-based microelectronics education and workforce
development activities and learning experiences at all levels of
education, and for other purposes. The bill includes provisions that
would encourage partnerships to increase recruitment of students from
historically underrepresented groups, including a requirement that
awards proposals include outreach activities to increase the
participation of women in STEM.

Violence Against Women

H.R. 8264—Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)/Judiciary (7/1/22)—A bill to
improve the processing of samples of sexual assault evidence, and for
other purposes.

This Week: July 4-8, 2022

Floor Action:

The House and Senate are in recess this week.
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