Sponsored or Co-Sponsored 372 legislative proposals
House Ways and Means Committee
Passed The Child Care Quality and Access Act of 2019 which would invest an additional $1 billion annually in child care
Passed tax extender provisions making it easier for charitable foundations to aid in response to natural disasters
Extended TANF state block grants through September 30, 2019
Increased sickle cell funding by $2 million
Secured additional funding for non-custodial parents as part of the Fatherhood Initiative
Senate included the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offering free tax services to those making less than 250 percent of the poverty level
Secured $87.5 million for the Second Chance Act
Worker and Family Support Committee
Introduced 13 bills supporting innovative job training
Introduced H.R.3336, Demonstrating that Empowerment Makes Opportunities (DEMO) Act
DEMO Act tests an HPOG/Career Pathways approach for helping individuals with arrest or conviction records enter health professions and provides them $10 million.
Legislative Initiatives 116th Congress (2019-2020)
H.R.7947 —Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act
H.R.7830 — Fairness for Seniors and People with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of
H.R.7772 —Tax Parity for U.S. Mutual Funds Act of 2020
H.R.7681 — Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund
H.R.7419 — Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2020
H.R.7042 — Foster Youth and Driving Act
H.R.6865 — Home Visiting Resiliency in Pandemics Act
H.R.6744 — Computer and Internet Equity Act
H.R.6743 — Protect Vulnerable Students from Surprise Tax Bills Act
H.R.6460 — To provide funding for needed child and adult care so that essential workers can report to work during the COVID-19 pandemic
H.R.6422 — National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020
H.R.6276 — Retirement Parity for Student Loans Act
H.R.5624 — For the relief of Melnyk Ruslana and Gnatyuk Mykhaylo.
H.R.5623 — For the relief of Tetyana Zvarychuk.
H.R.5622 — For the relief of Igor Klyuchenko.
H.R.5168 — Pricing Greenhouse Gases Report Act of 2019
H.R.4980 — Family First Transition Act
H.R.4954 — Foster Opportunity EITC Act of 2019
H.R.4953 — Private Foundation Excise Tax Simplification Act of 2019
H.R.4865 — Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2019
H.R.4768 — Home Visiting to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Act
H.R.4590 — End Capitalization for Struggling Borrowers Act
H.R.4518 — Eliminating Discrimination And Creating Corridors to Expand Student Success Act of
H.R.4100 — DISARM Act of
H.R.3507 — Julia Carson Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families Act of 2019
H.R.3470 — Earl N. Williams, Sr., First Chance Act
H.R.3398 — Pathways to Health Careers Act
H.R.3336 — Demonstrating that Empowerment Makes Opportunities
H.R.3298 — Child Care Quality and Access Act of 2019
H.R.3250 — Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020
H.Amdt.283 — Description: Amendment increases funding to the Birth Defects, Development Disabilities, Disabilities and Health account by $2 million and decreases the administration account in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services account by a similar amount.
H.R.3180 — Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma Act :
H.R.2967 — Grandfamilies Act of 2019
H.R.2966 — Fostering Success in Higher Education Act of 2019
H.R.2965 — Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2019
H.R.2964 — Improved Employment Outcomes for Foster Youth Act of 2019
H.R.2940 — To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019.
H.R.2710 — Patient Access to ESRD New Innovative Devices Act
H.R.2233 — Bail Fairness Act of 2019
H.R.2169 — Rent Relief Act of
H.R.2168 — REAL Act of 2019
H.R.1969 — CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2019
H.R.1967 — Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2019
H.R.1875 — VITA Permanence Act of
H.R.1514 — To sever United States Government relations with the Creek Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Creek Nation of Oklahoma restores full Tribal citizenship to the Creek Freedmen disenfranchised in the October 6, 1979, Creek Nation vote and fulfills all its treaty obligations with the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.
H.R.1260 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the charitable deduction to all taxpayers regardless of whether a taxpayer itemizes deductions in order to encourage and increase charitable giving.
H.R.556 — ELEVATE Act of 2019