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BILL TRACKER Updated August 20, 201

SENATE BILLS Bill Number

Title

Original Sponsor(s)

S. 150

Raise the Wage Act

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Impact on Children (Harms, Helps, Mixed)

Issue Area

Poverty & Family Economics Helps (learn more)

S. 266

Rebuild America's Schools Act

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)

Education Helps (learn more)

S. 292

Keep Families Together Act of 2019

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)


S. 463

FAMILY Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

Poverty & Family Economics Helps (learn more)

S. 557

Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant Toddler and Other Children Expeditiously (REUNITE) Act

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

S. 568

S. 661

Child Care for Working Families Act

Child Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act

Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA), Bob Casey (DPA), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

Child Care Helps

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

S. 662

The Fair Day in Court for Kids Act

Sens. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

2


S. 684

The Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act

Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)

Health Helps (learn more)

S. 690

American Family Act

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

S. 749

Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone Act

Sens. Angus King (I-ME), Richard Burr (R-NC)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

S. 767

S. 789

Housing for Homeless Students Act

Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act (HEASHFY)

Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Angus King (I-ME)

Housing and Homelessness Helps (learn more)

Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA), Rob Portman (ROH)

Education Helps (learn more)

3


S. 840

Healthy Families Act

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)

Income Support Helps (learn more)

S. 866

IDEA Full Funding Act

Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Pat Roberts (R-KS)

Education Helps

S. 873

Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Health Helps

S. 874

Dream Act of 2019

Sens. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Lindsay Graham (D-SC)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

S. 879

Secure Act

Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Ben Cardin (DMD)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

4


S. 931

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2019

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)

Tax Policy Helps

S. 1009

Early Detection to Stop Infant Abuse and Prevent Fatalities Act

Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Child Welfare Helps

S. 1119

Anti-Lunch Shaming Act of 2019

Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 1138

Working Families Tax Relief Act

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

S. 1172

Keep our Promise to America’s Children and Teachers Act

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Education Helps (learn more)

S. 1181

Help Grandfamilies Prevent Child Abuse Act

Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

5


S. 1258

S. 1332

Tobacco to 21 Act

Pennies Plan Balanced Budget Act

Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI), Todd Young (RIN)

Health Helps (learn more)

Sen. Rand Paul

Federal Budget Harms (learn more)

S. 1376

S. 1404

Family First Transition and Support Act

End Diaper Need Act

Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

Sens. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Bob Casey (D-PA)

Poverty & Family Economics Helps

S. 1494

S. 1647

The Secure and Protect Act

Supporting Family-to-Family Health Information Centers Act

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Martha McSally (R-AZ) Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ)

Immigration Harms (learn more)

Health Helps

6


S. 1697

Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

S. 1698

Expanded Coverage for Former Foster Youth

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

S. 1770

S. 1776

RISE (Resilience, Investment, Support, and Expansion) from Trauma Act

Children’s Budget Act

Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Shelley Moore Capito (RWV), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Public Health Helps (learn more)

Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Kamala Harris (DCA) and Bob Helps (learn more) Casey (D-PA)

Budget

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S. 1780

Focus on Children Act

Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Kamala Harris (DCA) and Bob Helps (learn more) Casey (D-PA)

S. 1791

Every Child Deserves a Family Act of 2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

Budget

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

S. 1823

Children Don’t Belong on Tobacco Farms

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Child Labor Helps

S. 1855

The Access, Success, and Persistence in Reshaping Education Act

Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jacky Rosen (DNV)

Education Helps

8


S. 1907

No Shame at School Act

Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 1908

S. 1918

S. 1941

Summer Meals Act

Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act

Child Summer Hunger Act

Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Sens. John Boozman (R-AR), Patrick Leahy (DVT)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 1949

School Food Modernization Act

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 2113

Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

Immigration Helps

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S. 2135

Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in CBP Custody Act

Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

S. 2143

The College Student Hunger Act

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 2230

Child Care Flex Spending Act

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

Child Care Helps (learn more)

S. 2245

Maximizing America’s Prosperity Act

Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)

Budget Harms

S. 2218

S. 2358

Covering Our FAS Allies Act

Wise Investment in Our Children Act

Sens. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Brian Schatz (DHI)

Health Helps (learn more)

Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA), Susan Collins (R-ME)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

10


S. 2482

Protect American Values Act

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

S. 2501

Access to Healthy Foods for Young Children

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

S. 2549

Small Business Child Care Investment Act

Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Joni Ernst (R-IA)

Child Care Helps

S. 2715

Global Child Thrive Act

Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Chris Coons (D-CT)

International Helps

11


S. 2777

S. 2790

Family First Transition Act

Foster Opportunity EITC Act

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)

Child Welfare/Tax Helps

S. 2803

Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Child Welfare Helps

S. 2809

Millionaires Surtax Act

Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Tax Policy Helps

12


S. 2846

S. 2916

S. 3083

Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

Family Stability and Opportunity Vouchers Act

Sens. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Susan Collins (RME)

Health Helps

Child Welfare Helps

Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Todd Young (R-IN)

Housing Helps

HOUSE BILLS Bill Number

H.R. 6

Title

Original Sponsor(s)

American Dream and Promise Act of 2019

Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (DCA), Yvette Clark (D-NY), Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)

Impact on Children (Harms, Issue Area Helps, Mixed)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

13


H.R. 185

ObamaCare Repeal Act

Rep. Steve King (R-IA)

Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act

Reps. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R-PR), Jose Serrano (D-NY), Sean Duffy (RWI), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)

Health Harms (learn more)

H.R. 302

H.R. 541

Keep Families Together Act of 2019

Tax Policy Helps

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

H.R. 582

Raise the Wage Act

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)

Poverty & Family Economics Helps (learn more)

H.R. 727

Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)

Education Helps

14


H.R. 748

The Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)

Health Helps (learn more)

H.R. 832

H.R. 865

Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act

Rebuild America's Schools Act

Reps. Mike Thompson (RPA), Collin Peterson (D-MN)

Nutrition Harms (learn more)

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)

Education Helps (learn more)

H.R. 899

To Terminate the Department of Education

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY)

Education Harms

H.R. 1011

Protecting Sensitive Locations Act

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1012

Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant Toddler and Other Children Expeditiously (REUNITE) Act

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)

Immigration Helps (learn more) 15


H.R. 1185

FAMILY Act

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Poverty & Family Economics Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1221

Agriculture Research Integrity Act

Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1298

The Higher Education Dream Act of 2019

Reps. John Lewis (D-GA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1364

Child Care for Working Families Act

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)

Child Care Helps

H.R. 1368

Closing the Meal Gap Act

Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

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H.R. 1560

American Family Act

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1696

Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone Act

Reps. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Jason Smith (RMO)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1724

Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act (HEASHFY)

Reps. Katherine Clark (D-MA), Don Young (R-AK)

Education Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1784

Healthy Families Act

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Income Support Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1846

End Diaper Need Act

Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Income Support Helps (learn more)

17


H.R. 1868

Health Care Affordability Act

Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL)

Health Helps (learn more)

H.R. 1878

IDEA Full Funding Act

Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), John Katko (RNY), Joe Neguse (D-CO), David McKinley (R-WV), Dean Phillips (DMN), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Helps Kurt Schrader (DOR), and Glenn Thompson (R-PA)

H.R. 1879

Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act

Reps. Joe Kennedy (D-MA) and John Katko (R-NY)

Education

Health Helps

H.R. 1967

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act

Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)

Tax Policy Helps

18


H.R. 2001

Homeless Children and Youth Act

Reps. Steve Stivers (R-OH), Dave Loebsack (D-IA)

Homelessness Helps (learn more)

H.R. 2076

Early Detection to Stop Infant Abuse and Prevent Fatalities Act

Reps. Kim Schrier (D-WA), Steve Stivers (R-OH)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

H.R. 2311

Anti-Lunch Shaming Act

Rep. Deb. Haaland (D-NM)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

H.R. 2315

Keep our Promise to America’s Children and Teachers Act

Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV)

Education Helps (learn more)

H.R. 2339

H.R. 2480

Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act

Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)

Reps. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Donna Shalala (D-FL)

Health Helps

Reps. Kim Schrier (D-WA), James Comer (R-KY)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

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H.R. 2507

H.R. 2657

H.R. 2702

Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act

Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act

Family First Transition and Support Act

Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (DCA), Michael Simpson (R-ID), Katherine Clark DMA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)

Reps. Michael Turner (R-OH), Madeleine Dean (DPA), Karen Bass (D-CA), Steve Stivers (R-OH)

Health Helps

Housing Helps (learn more)

Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA) and Don Bacon (R-NE)

Child Welfare Helps

H.R. 2767

Supporting Eating disorders Recovery through Vital Expansion Act

Reps. Seth Moulton (D-MA), Brian Mast (R-FL)

Health Helps (Learn More)

H.R. 2818

Summer Meals Act

Reps. Don Young (R-AK), Rick Larsen (D-WA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

20


H.R. 2822

H.R. 3057

Family-to-Family Reauthorization Act

Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act

Reps. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) and Fred Upton (R-MI)

Health Helps

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3059

Expanded Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3117

H.R. 3157

CARE for Families Act

Working Families Tax Relief Act

Reps. Alama Adams (D-CA), Lauren Underwood (D-IL)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

Reps. Dan Kildee (D-MI), Dwight Evans (D-PA)

Tax Policy Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3180

RISE (Resilience, Investment, Support, and Expansion) from Trauma Act

Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL) and Mike Gallagher (D-IL)

Public Health Helps (learn more)

21


H.R. 3200

Safe Students Act

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY)

Safety Harms (learn more)

H.R. 3222

No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3229

Children Don’t Belong on Tobacco Farms Act

Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)

Child Labor Helps

H.R. 3239

Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in CBP Custody Act

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3366

No Shame at School Act

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3378

Stop Child Summer Hunger Act

Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

22


H.R. 3394

Children’s Act for Responsible Employment and Farm Safety

Rep. Lucille Roybal Allard (DCA)

Child Labor Helps

H.R. 3444

School Food Modernization Act

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (DCA)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3809

College Student Hunger Act

Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL)

Nutrition Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3903

Child Care Flex Spending Act

Rep. Rose DeLauro (D-CT)

Child Care Helps (learn more)

H.R. 3918

Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act

Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)

Immigration Helps

H.R. 3930

Maximizing America’s Prosperity Act

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX)

Budget Harms

23


H.R. 3935

H.R. 4259

H.J. Res. 36

Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act

Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids Act

Parental Rights Amendment

Reps. Buddy Carter (R-GA), Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Tom Graves (R-GA), and Sanford Bishop (D-GA)

Health Helps

Reps. Susan Wild (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Debbie Dingell (DMI), David Trone Helps (learn more) (D-MD), Don Bacon (R-NE)

Nutrition

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN)

Child Rights Harms (learn more)

H.R. 4352

Supporting Kinship Connections Act

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Child Welfare Helps

24


H.R. 4420

Timely Mental health for Foster Youth Act

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

Child Welfare/Health Helps

H.R. 4472

Look-Back Elimination Act

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)

Child Welfare Helps

H.R. 4701

H.R. 4821

H.R. 4864

HEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act

Covering Our FAS Allies Act

Global Child Thrive Act

Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Deb Haaland (D-NM) Reps. Tony Cardenas (D-CA) and Amata Radewagen (RAS)

Reps. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)

Health Helps

Health Helps (learn more)

International Helps

25


H.R. 4865

H.R. 4954

Housing for Homeless Students Act

Foster Opportunity EITC Act

Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)

Housing Helps (learn more)

Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)

Child Welfare/Tax Helps

H.R. 4980

H.R. 4996

Family First Transition Act

Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act

Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN)

Reps. Robin Kelly (D-IL), Michael Burgess (R-TX), Buddy Carter (RGA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Lauren Underwood (D-IL)

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

Health Helps (learn more)

26


H.R. 5043

H.R. 5191

H.R. 5249

Millionaires Surtax Act

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

Supporting Healthy Outcomes for Mothers and Infants Act

Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), and Jan Schakowski (D-IL)

Reps. John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Don Bacon (R-NE) Reps. David Trone (D-MD), Glenn Thompson (R-PA), Anne Kuster (D-NH), and Brett Guthrie (R-KY)

Tax Policy Helps

Housing Helps

Child Welfare Helps (learn more)

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VOTE TRACKER 28


Updated August 20, 201

KEY SENATE VOTES Vote Number 130 (Failed 22-69)

Summary

Sponsor

Motion to Invoke Cloture for Motion to Proceed to S. 1332, the Pennies for Balanced Budget Act

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

Impact on Children (Harms, Helps, Mixed)

Issue Area

Federal Budget Harms (learn more)

KEY HOUSE VOTES 111 (Failed 126305)

On Amendment No. 24 to H.R. 1 that would give 16-year-olds the right to vote

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)

Child Rights Helps (learn more)

214 (Passed 234-183

On Passage of H.R. 987 (Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act)

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)

Health Helps

240 (Passed 237187)

On Passage of H.R. 6 (American Dream and Promise Act of 2019)

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (DCA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

29


289 (Failed 150273)

493 (Passed 419-6)

On passage of amendment 42 to H.R. 2470: would reduce spending in the FY 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill by 14 percent

On Passage of H.R. 748, Middle Class Tax Benefits Repeal Act

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN)

Budget Harms (learn more)

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)

Health Helps (learn more)

496 (Passed 231199) 507 (Passed 233195)

On Passage of H.R. 582, Raise the Wage Act

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)

Poverty and Family Economics Helps (learn more)

On Passage of H.R. 3239, Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

Immigration Helps (learn more)

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