RESOLVE tracks bills in the U.S. Congress that impact all those struggling to build their family. Some bills help our community by expanding access, while other bills hurt and are anti-family. Check out the bills we are tracking and get involved. Join us at Advocacy Day each year to educate our federal lawmakers about issues that matter to our community.

Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2021, S. 1156 and H.R. 3031

Updated June 15, 2021

Every Child Deserves a Family Act, S. 1848 and H.R. 3488

Updated 5/28/2021

  • Description of Bill: Will increase the number of foster and adoptive homes by banning discrimination against foster and adoptive parents, families of origin, and foster youth based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, and religion. Will improve services to the 20% of foster youth who identify as LGBTQ.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this Bill
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the Senate and referred to the Finance Committee on 5/26/21.Introduced in the House and referred to the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees on 5/25/21.
  • Link to Bill: S. 1848; H.R. 3488
  • Click here for a list of Senate Co-Sponsors; Click here for a list of House Co-Sponsors
  • Action Needed: Sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Alerts to receive the latest updates on this bill.
  • Click here for a one page description of bill.

Infertility Awareness Resolution, H.Res. 338

Added 5/26/2021

  • Description of Bill: Recognizing that infertility is a widespread problem that affects populations of diverse ages, races, ethnicities, and genders.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this Bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill was introduced in the House and referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on 4/20/21.
  • Link to Bill: H.Res 338
  • Click here for a list of House Co-Sponsors
  • Action Needed: Sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Alerts to receive the latest updates on this bill.
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PCOS Awareness Month Resolution, H. Res, 371

Added June 24, 2021

  • Description of Bill: Designates September as PCOS Awareness Month and recognizes the need for more education and research on PCOS. PCOS is a life-long health condition that impacts 5 to 10 million women and girls in the U.S. and is a leading cause of infertility.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this Bill
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the House on 6/11/21 and referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  • Link to Bill: H. Res. 371
  • Click here for a list of House Co-Sponsors
  • Action Needed: Send a letter to your Representative asking for their support of this bill. Sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Alerts to receive the latest updates on this bill.

Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021, H.R. 2007

Added 5/20/2021

The Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act, S. 2352 and H.R. 4450

  • Description of Bill: The bill will provide those who receive their healthcare through government-sponsored health plans, including TRICARE, the VA, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program and others, to have coverage for infertility services. It also provides access to vital fertility preservation services for those, like cancer patients, who are at risk of infertility due to medical treatments such as chemotherapy and surgery.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill.
  • Current Status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the Senate on 7/15/21 and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Introduced in the House on 7/16/21 and referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Committees on Oversight and Reform, Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Link to Bills: S. 2352; H.R. 4450;
  • Click here for list of Senate Co-Sponsors; Click here for a list of House Co-Sponsors.
  • Action Needed: Send a letter to your Senators and Representatives asking for their support of this bill. Sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Alerts to receive the latest updates on this bill.
  • Press Release: https://www.booker.senate.gov/news/press/booker-delauro-re-introduce-bill-to-increase-access-to-infertility-treatment

Veterans Families Health Services Act, S.1280 and H.R.2734

Added 5/14/2021

  • Description of Bills: To improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these Bills.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: These bills were introduced in the House and Senate on 5/07/21.
  • Link to Bills: S 1280; HR 2734;
  • Click here for list of Senate Co-Sponsors; Click here for list of House Co-Sponsors;
  • Action Needed: Send a letter to your Senators and Representative in support of this bill.
  • Press Release:

Veterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2021, HR 1957

Added May 10, 2021

  • Description of Bill: The bill will make infertility care, including Assisted Reproductive Technology (including IVF), part of medical services provided by the VA to any veteran and/or partner (if applicable) who needs infertility care to achieve a pregnancy. The bill will allow IVF for up to three successful pregnancies or six attempted cycles. The bill also allows the use of donated gametes and embryos, and covers IVF costs on a gestational carrier.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this Bill
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill was introduced in the House and referred to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs on 3/17/21.
  • Link to Bill: HR 1957
  • Click here for a list of Co-Sponsors
  • Action Needed: Send a letter to your Representative asking for their support of this bill.
  • Brownley Reintroduces Bill to Expand Infertility Care and Treatment to Veterans