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HRES 121

Title: Recognizing that the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms in order to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce.
Author: Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)

Summary
...This resolution declares that (1) the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce; and (2) mothers, especially mothers of color have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional collapse during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic because of the existing economic and social inequalities women have long faced.

The resolution also states that any relief and long-term recovery package to address the COVID-19 crisis must recognize and rebuild moms in the workforce by including certain policies such as

  • establishing a robust paid leave plan;
  • rebuilding and stabilizing the child care industry;
  • providing necessary child poverty reduction tools for families' economic security ...

    Status
    Introduced in House 02/11/2021
    Introduced in House 02/11/2021
    Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E123-124) 02/11/2021
    Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/11/2021
    Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/11/2021
    Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/11/2021
    Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/11/2021
    Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/12/2021
    Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations. 02/24/2021

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    Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)
    U.S. Representative

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