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DC NOW Feminist Legislative Agenda

Below are DC bills DCNOW endorses 

BILL: PR25-0112  Paid Leave 

SUMMARY: Provide paid leave for a District government employee when the employee suffers the death of a minor child or stillbirth. 

BILL: B25-0034 Expanding Access to Fertility Treatment Amendment Act of 2023

Summary: Would require an individual health plan, group plan, or health insurer offering health insurance coverage through Medicaid and the D.C. healthcare Alliance program to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. 


BILL: B25-0042 Grounds for Divorce, Legal Separation, and Annulment Amendment Act of 2023

Summary: Would eliminate mandatory 6-month or 1 year divorce waiting periods that parties are required to show before a divorce is granted in the District of Columbia. 

B25-0041 Forbid Lewd Activity and Sexual Harassment ("flash") Act of 2023

Summary: Would establish a private right of action against a person who sends an obscene unsolicited image by electronic or other means. 

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