Welfare & Social Work (Social Welfare related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 11 (113th) MooreSupportNo
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 H.R. 15 (113th) GarciaSupportNo
To provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2013 H.R. 1601 (113th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 H.R. 1947 (113th) LucasSupportNo
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2013 H.R. 2957 (113th) MurphySupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse… More
To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013 H.R. 3102 (113th) LucasOpposeNo
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and for other purposes. (by CRS)
America Gives More Act of 2014 H.R. 4719 (113th) ReedSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 4800 (113th) AderholtSupportNo
Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013 H.R. 647 (113th) CrenshawSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2016 Through 2024. H.Con.Res. 96 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Safe Child Care Act of 2014 S. 1086 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 S. 150 (113th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2013 S. 1772 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act S. 308 (113th) BegichSupportNo
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief… More
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS) Hide
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013 S. 313 (113th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 S. 388 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to appropriately limit sequestration, to eliminate tax loopholes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 S. 47 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
School Social Workers Improving Student Success Act H.R. 1138 (112th) MooreSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a grant program to fund additional school social workers and retain school social workers already employed in high-need local… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a grant program to fund additional school social workers and retain school social workers already employed in high-need local educational agencies. (by CRS) Hide
Middle Class Tax Cut Act H.R. 15 (112th) LevinSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle-class families. (by CRS)
Reducing Barriers to Learning Act of 2011 H.R. 1995 (112th) LoebsackSupportNo
To establish an Office of Specialized Instructional Support in the Department of Education and to provide grants to State educational agencies to reduce barriers to learning. (by More
To establish an Office of Specialized Instructional Support in the Department of Education and to provide grants to State educational agencies to reduce barriers to learning. (by CRS) Hide
Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R. 2434 (112th) EmersonOpposeNo
Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R. 3070 (112th) RehbergOpposeNo
Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011 H.R. 32 (112th) BiggertSupportNo
To amend the definition of "homeless person" under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth. (by More
To amend the definition of "homeless person" under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth. (by CRS) Hide
Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act H.R. 3659 (112th) PaulsenSupportNo
To reauthorize the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by More
To reauthorize the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Spending Reduction Act of 2011 H.R. 408 (112th) JordanOpposeNo
To reduce Federal spending by $2.5 trillion through fiscal year 2021. (by CRS)
Rebuild America Act H.R. 5727 (112th) DeLauroSupportNo
To rebuild the American middle class by creating jobs, investing in our future, building opportunity for working families, and restoring balance to the tax code. (by More
To rebuild the American middle class by creating jobs, investing in our future, building opportunity for working families, and restoring balance to the tax code. (by CRS) Hide
Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2011 H.R. 587 (112th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to expand the authorization of the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, and the Interior to provide service opportunities for young Americans; help… More
To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to expand the authorization of the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, and the Interior to provide service opportunities for young Americans; help restore the nation's natural, cultural, historic, archaeological, recreational and scenic resources; train a new generation of public land managers and enthusiasts; and promote the value of public service. (by CRS) Hide
Youth Corps Act of 2011 H.R. 711 (112th) HironoSupportNo
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to provide for the establishment of Youth Corps programs and provide for wider dissemination of the Youth Corps model. (by More
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to provide for the establishment of Youth Corps programs and provide for wider dissemination of the Youth Corps model. (by CRS) Hide
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 H.R. 8 (112th) CampOpposeYes
An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012". (by CRS)
State Child Welfare Innovation Act S. 1013 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to renew the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve demonstration projects designed to test innovative strategies in State child welfare programs. (by… More
A bill to renew the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve demonstration projects designed to test innovative strategies in State child welfare programs. (by CRS) Hide
Family Health Care Accessibility Act of 2011 S. 1059 (112th) ThuneSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by CRS) Hide
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act Reauthorization of 2011 S. 1855 (112th) BurrSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize various programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize various programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. (by CRS) Hide
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 S. 2059 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Prescribe A Book Act S. 393 (112th) ReedSupportNo
A bill to aid and support pediatric involvement in reading and education. (by CRS)
National Office for Social Work Research Act S. 41 (112th) InouyeSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a National Office for Social Work Research. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a National Office for Social Work Research. (by CRS) Hide
Strengthen Social Work Workforce Act of 2011 S. 42 (112th) InouyeSupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to ensure that social work students or social work schools are eligible for support under certain programs that would assist individuals in… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to ensure that social work students or social work schools are eligible for support under certain programs that would assist individuals in pursuing health careers or for grants for training projects in geriatrics, and to establish a social work training program. (by CRS) Hide
Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work Reinvestment Act S. 584 (112th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy issues associated with recruitment,… More
A bill to establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy issues associated with recruitment, retention, research, and reinvestment in the profession of social work, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R. 1 (111th) ObeySupportYes
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization,… More
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Increased Student Achievement Through Increased Student Support Act H.R. 1361 (111th) TownsSupportNo
To increase the recruitment and retention of school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists by low-income local educational agencies. (by More
To increase the recruitment and retention of school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists by low-income local educational agencies. (by CRS) Hide
Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009 H.R. 2231 (111th) CappsSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by CRS) Hide
Weekends Without Hunger Act H.R. 5012 (111th) TitusSupportNo
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a weekend and holiday feeding program to provide nutritious food to at-risk school children on weekends and during extended… More
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a weekend and holiday feeding program to provide nutritious food to at-risk school children on weekends and during extended school holidays during the school year. (by CRS) Hide
American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 H.R. 598 (111th) RangelSupportNo
To provide for a portion of the economic recovery package relating to revenue measures, unemployment, and health. (by CRS)
Serve America Act S. 277 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Increased Student Achievement Through Increased Student Support Act S. 538 (111th) LincolnSupportNo
A bill to increase the recruitment and retention of school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists by low-income local educational agencies. (by More
A bill to increase the recruitment and retention of school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists by low-income local educational agencies. (by CRS) Hide
Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009 S. 957 (111th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by CRS) Hide
Alzheimer's Treatment and Caregiver Support Act H.R. 1032 (110th) WatersSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families. (by CRS) Hide
Medicaid Foster Care Coverage Act of 2007 H.R. 1376 (110th) CardozaSupportNo
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to establish independent foster care adolescents as a mandatory category (and not an optional category) of individuals for coverage under State Medicaid… More
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to establish independent foster care adolescents as a mandatory category (and not an optional category) of individuals for coverage under State Medicaid programs. (by CRS) Hide
Positive Aging Act of 2007 H.R. 1669 (110th) KennedySupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American National Red Cross Governance Modernization Act of 2007 H.R. 1681 (110th) LantosSupportYes
To amend the Congressional Charter of The American National Red Cross to modernize its governance structure, to enhance the ability of the board of governors of The American National Red Cross to… More
To amend the Congressional Charter of The American National Red Cross to modernize its governance structure, to enhance the ability of the board of governors of The American National Red Cross to support the critical mission of The American National Red Cross in the 21st century, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
All Healthy Children Act of 2007 H.R. 1688 (110th) ScottSupportNo
This bill amends the Social Security Act to provide health coverage for children and pregnant women under Medicaid and SCHIP into a new program. (by More
This bill amends the Social Security Act to provide health coverage for children and pregnant women under Medicaid and SCHIP into a new program. (by CRS) Hide
Elder Justice Act H.R. 1783 (110th) EmanuelSupportNo
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute… More
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Feeding America's Families Act of 2007 H.R. 2129 (110th) McGovernSupportNo
To strengthen the Food Stamp Act of 1977. (by CRS)
Teri Zenner Social Worker Safety Act H.R. 2165 (110th) MooreSupportNo
To establish a grant program to assist in the provision of safety measures to protect social workers and other professionals who work with at-risk populations. (by More
To establish a grant program to assist in the provision of safety measures to protect social workers and other professionals who work with at-risk populations. (by CRS) Hide
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
College Cost Reduction and Access Act H.R. 2669 (110th) MillerSupportYes
To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008. (by CRS)
Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 3162 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and… More
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and the CHIP program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Homes for Heroes Act of 2008 H.R. 3329 (110th) GreenSupportNo
To provide housing assistance for very low-income veterans. (by CRS)
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R. 3963 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Higher Education Opportunity Act H.R. 4137 (110th) MillerSupportYes
To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 6124 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 H.R. 6331 (110th) RangelSupportYes
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance… More
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit programs, and to maintain access to care in rural areas, including pharmacy access, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008 H.R. 7110 (110th) ObeySupportNo
Making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure investment, and economic and energy assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other… More
Making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure investment, and economic and energy assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2008 H.R. 840 (110th) CarsonSupportNo
To amend the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to consolidate the housing assistance programs for homeless persons under title IV of such Act, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to consolidate the housing assistance programs for homeless persons under title IV of such Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Higher Education Access Act of 2007 S. 1762 (110th) KennedySupportNo
An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 602 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008 (S. Con. Res. 21). (by More
An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 602 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008 (S. Con. Res. 21). (by CRS) Hide
Warm in Winter and Cool in Summer Act S. 3186 (110th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to provide funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. (by CRS)
Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act Amendments of 2007 S. 398 (110th) DorganSupportNo
A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to identify and remove barriers to reducing child abuse, to provide for examinations of certain children, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to identify and remove barriers to reducing child abuse, to provide for examinations of certain children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Gang Abatement and Prevention Act of 2007 S. 456 (110th) FeinsteinSplitNo
This bill would enact a number of reforms to reduce gang violence, including increasing funding for anti-gang programs and police technologies, stiffening penalties, and establishing new crimes.… More
This bill would enact a number of reforms to reduce gang violence, including increasing funding for anti-gang programs and police technologies, stiffening penalties, and establishing new crimes. (by CRS) Hide
American National Red Cross Governance Modernization Act of 2007 S. 655 (110th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to amend the Congressional Charter of The American National Red Cross to modernize its governance structure, to enhance the ability of the board of governors of The American National Red Cross… More
A bill to amend the Congressional Charter of The American National Red Cross to modernize its governance structure, to enhance the ability of the board of governors of The American National Red Cross to support the critical mission of The American Red Cross in the 21st century, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Positive Aging Act of 2007 S. 982 (110th) ClintonSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide