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Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to provide that crib bumpers shall be considered banned hazardous products under section 8 of the Consumer Product Safety Act, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has the necessary supporting resources, particularly during economic downturns, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require certain disclosures relating to climate change, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.

Sponsored — A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for employers of reservists.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit certain retired members of the uniformed services who have a service-connected disability to receive both disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of their years of military service or Combat-Related Special Compensation, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.

Cosponsored — A bill to provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the efficiency of summer meals.

Sponsored — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connected disability for certain veterans who served in Palomares, Spain, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide that children who have relocated from Puerto Rico to the States are fully considered for purposes of State allotments under the English Language Acquisition grants.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, or adult child, or another related individual, who has a serious health condition, and to allow employees to take, as additional leave, parental involvement and family wellness leave to participate in or attend their children's and grandchildren's educational and extracurricular activities or meet family care needs.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the President to set a minimum annual goal for the number of refugees to be admitted, and for other purposes.