US HR1048 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-0)
Status: Introduced on July 16 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-16 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Pending: House Oversight and Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts. This resolution expresses support for enactment of the Poverty Bill of Rights, which affirms the right of Americans to live free from the causes and conditions of poverty.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-16HouseReferred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
2020-07-16HouseIntroduced in House

Subjects

Air quality
Child care and development
Criminal procedure and sentencing
Education of the disadvantaged
Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
Elementary and secondary education
Employee benefits and pensions
Employee leave
Employment and training programs
Energy storage, supplies, demand
Environmental health
Food supply, safety, and labeling
Health care costs and insurance
Health care coverage and access
Higher education
Housing supply and affordability
Income tax credits
Internet and video services
Labor-management relations
Law enforcement administration and funding
Law enforcement officers
Nutrition and diet
Poverty and welfare assistance
Preschool education
Prescription drugs
Public transit
Racial and ethnic relations
Social welfare
Tax treatment of families
Telephone and wireless communication
Transportation costs
Unemployment
Vocational and technical education
Voting rights
Wages and earnings
Water quality
Water use and supply
Worker safety and health

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