Federal - HR 2035

A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.

Introduced

April 2, 2019

Description

A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 16

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  • July 25, 2019 — Received in the Senate and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. S5101

  • July 24, 2019 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H7310

  • July 24, 2019 — Pallone, D-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H7308-H7310

  • July 23, 2019 — Reported to the House amended by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 116-175Congressional Record p. H7239

  • July 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sablan, (I-N. Marianas)
  • July 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Walden, (R-Ore.)
  • July 17, 2019 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

    July 17, 2019 — Committee Vote: Caregiver Support Funding — Vote to Report

    Reauthorize through fiscal 2024, the lifespan respite care program which provides funding to assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs in accessing affordable respite care.

    The bill also would authorize funding for the program as follows:

    • $20 million in fiscal 2020.
    • $30 million in fiscal 2021.
    • $40 million in fiscal 2022.
    • $50 million in fiscal 2023.
    • $60 million in fiscal 2024.

    It also would require states agencies that receive grants to monitor and evaluate programs and report their data to the secretary of Health and Human Services in order to determine the effectiveness of respite care programs on a state-by-state basis.

    Reauthorize through fiscal 2024, the lifespan respite care program which provides funding to assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs in accessing affordable respite care.

    The bill also would authorize funding for the program as follows:

    • $20 million in fiscal 2020.
    • $30 million in fiscal 2021.
    • $40 million in fiscal 2022.
    • $50 million in fiscal 2023.
    • $60 million in fiscal 2024.
    • It also would require states agencies that receive grants to monitor and evaluate programs and report their data to the secretary of Health and Human Services in order to determine the effectiveness of respite care programs on a state-by-state basis.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House by voice vote.

  • July 11, 2019 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    July 11, 2019 — Subcommittee Vote: Caregiver Support Funding — Substitute Amendment
      Eshoo, D-Calif. —

    Substitute amendment that would strike the findings language from the bill and make technical and conforming changes.

    Substitute amendment that would strike the findings language from the bill and make technical and conforming changes.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    July 11, 2019 — Subcommittee Vote: Caregiver Support Funding — Vote to Approve

    Reauthorize through fiscal 2024, the lifespan respite care program which provides funding to assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs in accessing affordable respite care.

    The bill also would authorize funding for the program as follows:

    • $20 million in fiscal 2020.
    • $30 million in fiscal 2021.
    • $40 million in fiscal 2022.
    • $50 million in fiscal 2023.
    • $60 million in fiscal 2024.

    It also would require states agencies that receive grants to monitor and evaluate programs and report their data to the secretary of Health and Human Services in order to determine the effectiveness of respite care programs on a state-by-state basis.

    Reauthorize through fiscal 2024, the lifespan respite care program which provides funding to assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs in accessing affordable respite care.

    The bill also would authorize funding for the program as follows:

    • $20 million in fiscal 2020.
    • $30 million in fiscal 2021.
    • $40 million in fiscal 2022.
    • $50 million in fiscal 2023.
    • $60 million in fiscal 2024.
    • It also would require states agencies that receive grants to monitor and evaluate programs and report their data to the secretary of Health and Human Services in order to determine the effectiveness of respite care programs on a state-by-state basis.

      Approved for full committee consideration (as amended) by voice vote.

  • July 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Dingell, (D-Mich.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
  • June 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Rush, (D-Ill.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
  • June 25, 2019 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

  • June 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
  • May 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Van Drew, (D-N.J.)
  • April 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • April 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)
  • April 2, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)
  • April 2, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H2985