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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Bringing America Home Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Federal Homelessness to Housing Mutual Mortgage Association Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To end homelessness in the United States.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/25/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date
08/25/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
08/22/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
08/13/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
08/13/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
08/08/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
08/01/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
07/31/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
07/25/2003Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to House Financial Services
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, Veterans' Affairs, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2003Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (56)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 07/25/2003
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Majette, Denise L. [D-GA-4]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 07/25/2003
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 07/25/2003
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5]* 07/25/2003
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 09/23/2003
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 10/07/2003
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 10/07/2003
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 10/07/2003
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 10/16/2003
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 10/29/2003
Rep. Deutsch, Peter [D-FL-20] 10/29/2003
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 10/29/2003
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 11/19/2003
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13] 11/19/2003
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 11/19/2003
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 03/10/2004
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 03/10/2004
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] 03/10/2004
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 05/05/2004
Rep. Acevedo-Vila, Anibal [D-PR-At Large] 05/05/2004
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] 05/13/2004
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] 05/13/2004
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 05/13/2004
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28] 07/19/2004
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 07/19/2004
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43] 07/19/2004
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 07/19/2004
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 07/19/2004
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7] 07/19/2004
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 07/19/2004
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 07/19/2004
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 10/08/2004
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 10/08/2004

Committees (7)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services07/25/2003 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity08/25/2003 Referred to
House Agriculture07/25/2003 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry07/31/2003 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/25/2003 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection08/08/2003 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce07/25/2003 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections08/13/2003 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness08/13/2003 Referred to
House Government Reform07/25/2003 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs07/25/2003 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health08/22/2003 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/25/2003 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources08/01/2003 Referred to

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Subjects (198)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (07/25/2003)

Bringing America Home Act - Recognizes housing as a basic human right, and declares Congress' goal to end homelessness in the Unites States.

Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to establish the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which shall be used to fund specified housing and related programs.

Authorizes appropriations for specified housing and related programs.

Federal Homelessness to Housing Mutual Mortgage Association Act - Establishes the Federal Homelessness to Housing Mutual Mortgage Association (Hollie May), which shall provide housing and homeownership opportunities for the homeless in cooperative housing associations.

Amends the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to: (1) provide for the use of surplus Federal property to assist the homeless; and (2) revise and consolidate specified homeless assistance programs.

Establishes in the Treasury the Emergency Rent Relief Fund.

Exempts work performed in public housing from consideration as income under specified housing programs. Sets forth conditions for postal delivery service for the homeless. Authorizes grants for public housing police forces.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish a temporary ex-offender low-income housing credit; (2) limit mortgage interest deductions; and (3) repeal the exclusion of gain on a principal residence sale.

Expresses the sense of Congress against local ordinances that disadvantage the homeless.

Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) every person in the United States should have access to affordable and comprehensive medical care; and (2) Medicaid should be expanded.

Authorizes appropriations for specified health and homeless programs.

Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to substance abuse, mental health services, and the homeless, to: (1) require the establishment of Federal plans on addiction, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and homelessness; (2) provide grants for treatment; (3) revise the projects for assistance in transition from homelessness (PATH) program; (4) revise the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990.

Expresses the sense of the Congress regarding the right to a living wage or similar benefits.

Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to authorize grants for a homebuild program for affordable housing construction and apprenticeship.

Authorizes a Department of Labor apprenticeship program for working people experiencing homelessness.

Sets forth day laborer and temporary worker employment and related provisions.

Amends the Social Security Act to: (1) require supplemental security income (SSI) and old age, survivors, and disability insurance (OASDI) outreach programs for the homeless; and (2) increase SSI asset limits, and provide presumptive eligibility for persons experiencing or at risk of homelessness.