Children's rights

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015 H.R. 1153 (114th) ChaffetzOpposeNo
To modify the treatment of unaccompanied alien children who are in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status, and for other purposes. (by More
To modify the treatment of unaccompanied alien children who are in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 H.R. 181 (114th) PoeSupportNo
To provide justice for the victims of trafficking. (by CRS)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 240 (114th) RogersOpposeYes
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Support Making Assessments Reliable and Timely Act H.R. 408 (114th) BonamiciSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to award grants to States to improve delivery of high-quality assessments, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to award grants to States to improve delivery of high-quality assessments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Student Success Act H.R. 5 (114th) KlineOpposeNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.… More
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2015 H.R. 50 (114th) FoxxOpposeNo
To provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Investing in Innovation for Education Act of 2015 H.R. 847 (114th) PolisSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to invest in innovation for education. (by CRS)
Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation Act H.R. 858 (114th) YarmuthSupportNo
To establish a comprehensive literacy program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Investing in Innovation for Education Act of 2015 S. 605 (114th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to invest in innovation for education. (by CRS)
Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 1098 (113th) PascrellSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to traumatic brain injury and to trauma research. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to traumatic brain injury and to trauma research. (by CRS) Hide
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 11 (113th) MooreSupportNo
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Healthy Families Act H.R. 1286 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Local School Board Governance and Flexibility Act H.R. 1386 (113th) SchockOpposeNo
To support the local decision-making functions of local educational agencies by limiting the authority of the Secretary of Education to issue regulations, rules, grant conditions, and guidance… More
To support the local decision-making functions of local educational agencies by limiting the authority of the Secretary of Education to issue regulations, rules, grant conditions, and guidance materials, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Birthright Citizenship Act of 2013 H.R. 140 (113th) KingOpposeNo
To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth. (by… More
To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth. (by CRS) Hide
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 H.R. 1406 (113th) RobyOpposeNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS)
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013 H.R. 1493 (113th) CollinsOpposeNo
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other… More
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 H.R. 15 (113th) GarciaSupportNo
To provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
School Principal Recruitment and Training Act of 2013 H.R. 1736 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to recruit, prepare, and support principals through capacity-building measures that will improve student academic achievement in high-need… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to recruit, prepare, and support principals through capacity-building measures that will improve student academic achievement in high-need schools. (by CRS) Hide
Pediatric Subspecialty and Mental Health Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2013 H.R. 1827 (113th) CourtneySupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend through fiscal year 2018 the authorization for certain health care workforce loan repayment programs. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend through fiscal year 2018 the authorization for certain health care workforce loan repayment programs. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2013 H.R. 1844 (113th) JohnsonSupportNo
To amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Family Act of 2013 H.R. 1851 (113th) LewisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act H.R. 1975 (113th) NadlerSupportNo
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are… More
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. (by CRS) Hide
Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act H.R. 2178 (113th) KindSupportNo
To authorize a grant program to promote physical education, activity, and fitness and nutrition, and to ensure healthy students, and for other purposes. (by More
To authorize a grant program to promote physical education, activity, and fitness and nutrition, and to ensure healthy students, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
DIPLOMA Act H.R. 2237 (113th) ChuSupportNo
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and… More
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and youth. (by CRS) Hide
Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance Act H.R. 2285 (113th) MathesonSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antimicrobial resistance, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Adoption Tax Credit Tribal Parity Act of 2013 H.R. 2332 (113th) KilmerSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs. (by CRS) Hide
Children's Act for Responsible Employment of 2013 H.R. 2342 (113th) Roybal-AllardSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen the provisions relating to child labor. (by CRS)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 2642 (113th) LucasOpposeYes
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
Family Engagement in Education Act of 2013 H.R. 2662 (113th) ThompsonSupportNo
To strengthen families' engagement in the education of their children. (by CRS)
Food and Drug Administration Safety Over Sequestration Act of 2013 H.R. 2725 (113th) LanceSupportNo
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration. (by More
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration. (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)
Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act H.R. 3205 (113th) CampSupportNo
To reauthorize and restructure the adoption incentives grant program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2013 H.R. 3461 (113th) MillerSupportNo
To support early learning. (by CRS)
Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 3627 (113th) PittengerSupportYes
To require the Attorney General to report on State law penalties for certain child abusers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 H.R. 3712 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 377 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fiscal Fairness Act H.R. 379 (113th) FattahSupportNo
To amend section 1120A(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to assure comparability of opportunity for educationally disadvantaged students. (by More
To amend section 1120A(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to assure comparability of opportunity for educationally disadvantaged students. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting Community Schools Act of 2013 H.R. 3873 (113th) HondaSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in order to support the community schools model. (by CRS)
Quality Foster Care Services Act of 2014 H.R. 4016 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid. (by More
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid. (by CRS) Hide
IDEA Full Funding Act H.R. 4136 (113th) Van HollenSupportNo
To amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part. (by CRS)
Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 H.R. 437 (113th) McCarthySupportNo
To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Permanent Active Financing Exception Act of 2014 H.R. 4429 (113th) TiberiOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the subpart F exemption for active financing income. (by CRS)
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradyOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
Permanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2014 H.R. 4464 (113th) BoustanyOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the look-through treatment of payments between related controlled foreign corporations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the look-through treatment of payments between related controlled foreign corporations. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Improvement Act of 2014 H.R. 4646 (113th) MurphyOpposeNo
To establish an independent advisory committee to review certain regulations, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 H.R. 4679 (113th) LevinSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
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
New American Success Act of 2014 H.R. 4949 (113th) CárdenasSupportNo
To establish the National Office of New Americans to support the integration of immigrants to the United States into the economic, social, cultural, and civic life of their local communities and the… More
To establish the National Office of New Americans to support the integration of immigrants to the United States into the economic, social, cultural, and civic life of their local communities and the Nation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Student Success Act H.R. 5 (113th) KlineOpposeNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.… More
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2014 H.R. 5033 (113th) CappsSupportNo
To ban the use of bisphenol A in food containers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Schedules That Work Act H.R. 5159 (113th) MillerSupportNo
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable… More
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
VBID for Better Care Act of 2014 H.R. 5183 (113th) BlackSupportNo
To establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for… More
To establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for selected high-value prescription medications and clinical services can increase their utilization and ultimately improve clinical outcomes and lower health care expenditures. (by CRS) Hide
Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 5230 (113th) RogersOpposeNo
Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act H.R. 669 (113th) PalloneSupportYes
A bill to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life. (by More
A bill to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life. (by CRS) Hide
Continuum of Learning Act of 2013 H.R. 791 (113th) PolisSupportNo
To amend titles I and II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to strengthen connections to early childhood education programs, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend titles I and II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to strengthen connections to early childhood education programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Workforce Investment Act of 2013 H.R. 798 (113th) TierneySupportNo
To reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce investment system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and… More
To reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce investment system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs, and to promote national economic growth, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2014 H.R. 899 (113th) FoxxOpposeNo
To provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 H.R. 962 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS)
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
Chemical Safety Improvement Act S. 1009 (113th) LautenbergOpposeNo
A bill to reauthorize and modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act S. 1033 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to authorize a grant program to promote physical education, activity, and fitness and nutrition, and to ensure healthy students, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to authorize a grant program to promote physical education, activity, and fitness and nutrition, and to ensure healthy students, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 S. 1038 (113th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 S. 1086 (113th) MikulskiSupportYes
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Mckinney-Vento Homeless Education Reauthorization Act of 2013 S. 1094 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2013 S. 1173 (113th) PortmanOpposeNo
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Better Health Rewards Program Act of 2013 S. 1228 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to establish a program to provide incentive payments to participating Medicare beneficiaries who voluntarily establish and maintain better health. (by More
A bill to establish a program to provide incentive payments to participating Medicare beneficiaries who voluntarily establish and maintain better health. (by CRS) Hide
Family Engagement in Education Act of 2013 S. 1291 (113th) ReedSupportNo
A bill to strengthen families' engagement in the education of their children. (by CRS)
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Center to Advance, Monitor, and Preserve University Security Safety Act of 2013 S. 146 (113th) BoxerOpposeNo
A bill to enhance the safety of America's schools. (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
Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act S. 1533 (113th) LevinSupportNo
A bill to end offshore tax abuses, to preserve our national defense and protect American families and businesses from devastating cuts, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to end offshore tax abuses, to preserve our national defense and protect American families and businesses from devastating cuts, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Provide for a Sequester Replacement. S. 16 (113th) InhofeOpposeNo
A bill to provide for a sequester replacement. (by CRS)
Government Settlement Transparency and Reform Act S. 1654 (113th) ReedSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny tax deductions for corporate regulatory violations. (by CRS)
Strong Start for America's Children Act S. 1697 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to support early learning. (by CRS)
Minimum Wage Fairness Act S. 1737 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as… More
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (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
Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2013 S. 1793 (113th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to encourage States to require the installation of residential carbon monoxide detectors in homes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to encourage States to require the installation of residential carbon monoxide detectors in homes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Partnership to Build America Act of 2014 S. 1957 (113th) BennetOpposeNo
A bill to establish the American Infrastructure Fund, to provide bond guarantees and make loans to States, local governments, and infrastructure providers for investments in certain infrastructure… More
A bill to establish the American Infrastructure Fund, to provide bond guarantees and make loans to States, local governments, and infrastructure providers for investments in certain infrastructure projects, and to provide equity investments in such projects, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Quality Foster Care Services Act of 2014 S. 1992 (113th) BaldwinSupportNo
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid. (by More
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 S. 2110 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Minimum Wage Fairness Act S. 2223 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as… More
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (by CRS) Hide
Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance Act S. 2236 (113th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antimicrobial resistance, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antimicrobial resistance, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 S. 2360 (113th) LevinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2014 S. 2572 (113th) MarkeySupportNo
A bill to ban the use of bisphenol A in food containers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Establish Criminal Penalties for Failing to Inform and Warn of Serious Dangers. S. 2615 (113th) BlumenthalSupportNo
A bill to establish criminal penalties for failing to inform and warn of serious dangers. (by CRS)
Excellence in Mental Health Act S. 264 (113th) StabenowSupportNo
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (by More
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (by CRS) Hide
Schedules That Work Act S. 2642 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more… More
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Ready to Learn Act S. 322 (113th) MurraySupportNo
A bill to set the United States on track to ensure children are ready to learn when they begin kindergarten. (by CRS)
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)
Promoting Health As Youth Skills In Classrooms And Life Act S. 392 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to support and encourage the health and well-being of elementary school and secondary school students by enhancing school physical education and health education. (by More
A bill to support and encourage the health and well-being of elementary school and secondary school students by enhancing school physical education and health education. (by CRS) Hide
Tax Credit for Early Educators Act of 2013 S. 438 (113th) BegichSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for professional school personnel in early childhood education, to expand the deduction for certain expenses of teachers to… More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for professional school personnel in early childhood education, to expand the deduction for certain expenses of teachers to teachers in early childhood education, and to modify the credit for dependent care services. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 S. 452 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS)
Improve Nutrition Program Integrity and Deficit Reduction Act of 2013 S. 458 (113th) RobertsOpposeNo
A bill to improve and extend certain nutrition programs. (by CRS)
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 S. 47 (113th) LeahySupportYes
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013 S. 557 (113th) HaganSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication therapy management under part D of the Medicare program. (by More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication therapy management under part D of the Medicare program. (by CRS) Hide
Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 S. 619 (113th) PaulSupportNo
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments. (by CRS)
Healthy Families Act S. 631 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 S. 761 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleyOpposeNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
School Principal Recruitment and Training Act S. 840 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools. (by CRS)
Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act of 2013 S. 870 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to promote the education of pregnant and parenting students. (by More
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to promote the education of pregnant and parenting students. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2013 S. 878 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Family Act of 2013 S. 881 (113th) GillibrandSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Disaster Recovery Act of 2012 H.R. 1 (112th) RogersOpposeNo
An act making appropriations for disaster relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
CPRA H.R. 1734 (112th) DenhamOpposeNo
To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. (by… More
To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 H.R. 1981 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. (by CRS)
Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act H.R. 2 (112th) CantorOpposeNo
To repeal the job-killing health care law and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. (by More
To repeal the job-killing health care law and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. (by CRS) Hide
Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act H.R. 2364 (112th) MaloneySupportNo
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who… More
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011 H.R. 2405 (112th) RogersSupportNo
To reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to public health preparedness and countermeasure development, and for other… More
To reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to public health preparedness and countermeasure development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 H.R. 2560 (112th) ChaffetzOpposeNo
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. (by CRS)
Working to Encourage Community Action and Responsibility in Education Act H.R. 2565 (112th) LoebsackSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to foster community involvement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
DIPLOMA Act H.R. 2637 (112th) ChuSupportNo
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and… More
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and youth. (by CRS) Hide
Youth Promise Act H.R. 2721 (112th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community… More
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community strength and resiliency to ensure that youth lead productive, safe, healthy, gang-free, and law-abiding lives. (by CRS) Hide
Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act H.R. 3 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions and to provide for conscience protections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Department of Labor 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
Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2011 H.R. 3467 (112th) McDermottSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the estate and gift tax. (by CRS)
American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Financing Act of 2012 H.R. 3864 (112th) CampOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend authorities relating to the Highway Trust Fund, to provide revenues for highway programs, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend authorities relating to the Highway Trust Fund, to provide revenues for highway programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 H.R. 3903 (112th) BaldwinSupportNo
To reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Student Success Act H.R. 3989 (112th) KlineOpposeNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and for other purposes. (by More
To support State and local accountability for public education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2012 H.R. 4078 (112th) GriffinOpposeNo
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent. (by More
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent. (by CRS) Hide
Preserving America's Family Farms Act H.R. 4157 (112th) LathamOpposeNo
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from reissuing or issuing a rule substantially similar to a certain proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by… More
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from reissuing or issuing a rule substantially similar to a certain proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by CRS) Hide
Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012 H.R. 4607 (112th) RibbleOpposeNo
To ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by… More
To ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 H.R. 4970 (112th) AdamsOpposeNo
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 H.R. 6211 (112th) MillerSupportNo
To amend the fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for increases in the minimum wage consistent with inflation, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for increases in the minimum wage consistent with inflation, and for other purposes. (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)
Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. H.J.Res. 2 (112th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. (by CRS)
Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act S. 1283 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a… More
A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition. (by CRS) Hide
Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 S. 1340 (112th) LeeOpposeNo
A bill to cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. (by CRS)
Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011 S. 1549 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011 S. 1660 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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
Child Support Protection Act of 2011 S. 195 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to reinstate Federal matching of State spending of child support incentive payments. (by CRS)
SOAR Act S. 206 (112th) LiebermanSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Federal Real Property Asset Management Reform Act of 2012 S. 2178 (112th) CarperOpposeNo
A bill to require the Federal Government to expedite the sale of underutilized Federal real property. (by CRS)
Preserving America's Family Farms Act S. 2221 (112th) ThuneOpposeNo
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from finalizing a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by More
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from finalizing a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by CRS) Hide
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 S. 2230 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012 S. 2368 (112th) JohnsonOpposeNo
A bill to ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Child Safety, Care, and Education Continuity Act of 2011 S. 263 (112th) LandrieuSupportNo
A bill to provide for child safety, care, and education continuity in the event of a presidentially declared disaster. (by CRS)
Foundations for Success Act of 2011 S. 294 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to enhance early care and education. (by CRS)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 S. 3240 (112th) StabenowSupportNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Promoting Health As Youth Skills In Classrooms And Life Act S. 392 (112th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to support and encourage the health and well-being of elementary school and secondary school students by enhancing school physical education and health education. (by More
A bill to support and encourage the health and well-being of elementary school and secondary school students by enhancing school physical education and health education. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting State Systems of Early Learning Act S. 470 (112th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to establish an Early Learning Challenge Fund to support States in building and strengthening systems of high-quality early learning and development programs and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to establish an Early Learning Challenge Fund to support States in building and strengthening systems of high-quality early learning and development programs and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Educational Success for Children and Youth Without Homes Act of 2011 S. 571 (112th) MurraySupportNo
A bill to amend subtitle B of title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to provide education for homeless children and youths, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend subtitle B of title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to provide education for homeless children and youths, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Child Care Protection Act of 2011 S. 581 (112th) BurrSupportNo
A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to require criminal background checks for child care providers. (by More
A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to require criminal background checks for child care providers. (by CRS) Hide
Respect for Marriage Act of 2011 S. 598 (112th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. (by CRS)
Supporting Community Schools Act of 2011 S. 616 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in order to support the community schools model. (by CRS)
Time for Innovation Matters in Education Act of 2011 S. 851 (112th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to establish expanded learning time initiatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
DREAM Act of 2011 S. 952 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children and for… More
A bill to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Youth Prison Reduction Through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act H.R. 1064 (111th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community… More
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community strength and resiliency to ensure that youth lead productive, safe, healthy, gang-free, and law-abiding lives. (by CRS) Hide
Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act H.R. 1256 (111th) WaxmanSupportYes
To protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make certain modifications in… More
To protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make certain modifications in the Thrift Savings Plan, the Civil Service Retirement System, and the Federal Employees' Retirement System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 H.R. 157 (111th) NortonSupportNo
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R. 1586 (111th) RangelOpposeYes
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic… More
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Melanie Blocker Stokes Mom's Opportunity to Access Health, Education, Research, and Support for Postpartum Depression Act H.R. 20 (111th) RushSupportNo
To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis. (by CRS)
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
Gulf Coast Civic Works Act H.R. 2269 (111th) LofgrenSupportNo
To establish the Gulf Coast Civic Works Commission within the Department of Homeland Security Office of Federal Coordinator of Gulf Coast Rebuilding to administer the Gulf Coast Civic Works Project… More
To establish the Gulf Coast Civic Works Commission within the Department of Homeland Security Office of Federal Coordinator of Gulf Coast Rebuilding to administer the Gulf Coast Civic Works Project to provide job-training opportunities and increase employment to aid in the recovery of the Gulf Coast region. (by CRS) Hide
Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009 H.R. 2324 (111th) CastleSupportNo
To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows. (by CRS)
Wakefield Act H.R. 479 (111th) MathesonSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide a means for continued improvement in emergency medical services for children. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide a means for continued improvement in emergency medical services for children. (by CRS) Hide
Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act H.R. 5504 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 H.R. 5786 (111th) SchakowskySupportNo
To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safe use of cosmetics, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safe use of cosmetics, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 68 (111th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task… More
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2009 H.R. 981 (111th) McGovernSupportNo
To limit the use of cluster munitions. (by CRS)
Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009 S. 1067 (111th) FeingoldSupportYes
A bill to support stabilization and lasting peace in northern Uganda and areas affected by the Lord's Resistance Army through development of a regional strategy to support multilateral efforts… More
A bill to support stabilization and lasting peace in northern Uganda and areas affected by the Lord's Resistance Army through development of a regional strategy to support multilateral efforts to successfully protect civilians and eliminate the threat posed by the Lord's Resistance Army and to authorize funds for humanitarian relief and reconstruction, reconciliation, and transitional justice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Livable Communities Act of 2009 S. 1619 (111th) DoddSupportNo
A bill to establish the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, to establish the Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities, to establish a comprehensive planning grant program, to… More
A bill to establish the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, to establish the Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities, to establish a comprehensive planning grant program, to establish a sustainability challenge grant program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 S. 3209 (111th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wakefield Act S. 408 (111th) InouyeSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide a means for continued improvement in emergency medical services for children. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide a means for continued improvement in emergency medical services for children. (by CRS) Hide
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2009 S. 678 (111th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Gun Show Background Check Act of 2009 S. 843 (111th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows. (by CRS)
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
Foster Children Self-Support Act H.R. 1104 (110th) StarkSupportNo
To ensure that foster children are able to use their social security and supplemental security income benefits to address their needs and improve their lives. (by More
To ensure that foster children are able to use their social security and supplemental security income benefits to address their needs and improve their lives. (by CRS) Hide
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2008 H.R. 1198 (110th) CappsSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act regarding early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing loss. (by CRS)
ICARE Act H.R. 120 (110th) DavisSupportNo
This bill would establish an Office of Intercountry Adoption and would attempt to guarantee that foreign-born adopted children of U.S. citizens be accorded the same procedural treatment as biological… More
This bill would establish an Office of Intercountry Adoption and would attempt to guarantee that foreign-born adopted children of U.S. citizens be accorded the same procedural treatment as biological children born abroad to a U.S. citizen. (by CRS) Hide
American Dream Act H.R. 1275 (110th) BermanSupportNo
This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes, and to authorize the status of… More
This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes, and to authorize the status of those students who have entered the country as children and have been long-term U.S. residents. (by CRS) Hide
Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 1363 (110th) WoolseySupportNo
To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve the nutrition and health of schoolchildren by updating the definition of "food of minimal nutritional value" to conform to current… More
To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve the nutrition and health of schoolchildren by updating the definition of "food of minimal nutritional value" to conform to current nutrition science and to protect the Federal investment in the national school lunch and breakfast programs. (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
Child Support Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 1386 (110th) McDermottSupportNo
To repeal a provision enacted to end Federal matching of State spending of child support incentive payments. (by CRS)
Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 H.R. 1429 (110th) KildeeSupportYes
To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Children's Health First Act H.R. 1535 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure that every child in the United States has access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure that every child in the United States has access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage, 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
Education for All Act of 2007 H.R. 2092 (110th) LoweySupportNo
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for developing countries to promote quality basic education and to establish the achievement of universal basic education in all… More
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for developing countries to promote quality basic education and to establish the achievement of universal basic education in all developing countries as an objective of United States foreign assistance policy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Kinship Caregiver Support Act H.R. 2188 (110th) DavisSupportNo
To establish kinship navigator programs, to establish kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and for other purposes. (by More
To establish kinship navigator programs, to establish kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medikids Health Insurance Act of 2007 H.R. 2357 (110th) StarkSupportNo
To amend the Social Security Act to guarantee comprehensive health care coverage for all children born after 2008. (by CRS)
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
IMPACT Act H.R. 2677 (110th) Bono MackSupportNo
To establish grants to provide health services for improved nutrition, increased physical activity, obesity and eating disorder prevention, and for other purposes. (by More
To establish grants to provide health services for improved nutrition, increased physical activity, obesity and eating disorder prevention, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2007 H.R. 3132 (110th) SánchezSupportNo
To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs. (by CRS)
PRE-K Act H.R. 3289 (110th) HironoSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve early education. (by CRS)
Kids in Disasters Well-Being, Safety, and Health Act of 2007 H.R. 3495 (110th) BrownSupportNo
This bill is to establish a National Commission on Children and Disasters, a National Resource Center on Children and Disasters, and for other purposes. (by More
This bill is to establish a National Commission on Children and Disasters, a National Resource Center on Children and Disasters, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PROTECT Our Children Act of 2007 H.R. 3845 (110th) Wasserman SchultzSupportNo
PROTECT Our Children Act of 2007 establishes a Special Counsel for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction within the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, improves the Internet Crimes… More
PROTECT Our Children Act of 2007 establishes a Special Counsel for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction within the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, improves the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, increases resources for regional computer forensic labs, and makes other improvements to increase the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute child predators. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Census of America Act of 2007 H.R. 3919 (110th) MarkeySupportNo
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states.… More
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states. (by CRS) Hide
Prison Abuse Remedies Act of 2007 H.R. 4109 (110th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for the redress of prison abuses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 H.R. 5876 (110th) MillerSupportNo
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 (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
United States Commitment to Global Child Survival Act of 2007 S. 1418 (110th) DoddSupportNo
A bill to provide assistance to improve the health of newborns, children, and mothers in developing countries, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide assistance to improve the health of newborns, children, and mothers in developing countries, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Data Improvement Act S. 1492 (110th) InouyeSupportYes
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the… More
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act S. 1771 (110th) PryorSupportNo
A bill to increase the safety of swimming pools and spas by requiring the use of proper anti-entrapment drain covers and pool and spa drainage systems, to educate the public about pool and spa… More
A bill to increase the safety of swimming pools and spas by requiring the use of proper anti-entrapment drain covers and pool and spa drainage systems, to educate the public about pool and spa safety, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Pay Restoration Act S. 1843 (110th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Kids in Disasters Well-Being, Safety, and Health Act of 2007 S. 1970 (110th) DoddSupportNo
A bill to establish a National Commission on Children and Disasters, a National Resource Center on Children and Disasters, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to establish a National Commission on Children and Disasters, a National Resource Center on Children and Disasters, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Child Protection Improvements Act of 2008 S. 2756 (110th) BidenSupportNo
A bill to amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a permanent background check system. (by CRS)
Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008 S. 2982 (110th) LeahySupportYes
A bill to amend the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act to authorize appropriations, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2008 S. 3155 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Gang Abatement and Prevention Act of 2007 S. 456 (110th) FeinsteinSupportNo
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
Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2007 S. 594 (110th) FeinsteinSupportNo
Limits the use, sale and transfer of cluster munitions (by CRS)
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006 H.R. 5319 (109th) FitzpatrickSplitNo
This bill amends existing law to require that schools and libraries that receive universal service support prohibit the access of minors to commercial social networking websites or chat rooms.… More
This bill amends existing law to require that schools and libraries that receive universal service support prohibit the access of minors to commercial social networking websites or chat rooms. (by CRS) Hide