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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
11/16/2005Introduced in House

All Actions (14)

Date
03/27/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
03/27/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
03/27/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
01/03/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/03/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Referred 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
11/16/2005Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (37)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 11/16/2005
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 11/16/2005
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 12/06/2005
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 12/06/2005
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] 12/06/2005
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] 12/06/2005
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 12/06/2005
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] 12/06/2005
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32] 12/06/2005
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37] 12/06/2005
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] 12/06/2005
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 12/06/2005
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 12/06/2005
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 12/06/2005
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4] 12/16/2005
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 12/16/2005
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 01/31/2006
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/31/2006
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 01/31/2006
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 02/07/2006
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13] 04/26/2006
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 05/02/2006
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] 05/02/2006
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 05/09/2006
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 05/09/2006
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 05/15/2006
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7] 05/18/2006
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9] 06/06/2006
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 09/07/2006
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 09/07/2006

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 Services11/16/2005 Referred to
House Agriculture11/16/2005 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce11/16/2005 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health01/03/2006 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce11/16/2005 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations03/27/2006 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections03/27/2006 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness03/27/2006 Referred to
House Government Reform11/16/2005 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs11/16/2005 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity01/03/2006 Referred to
House Ways and Means11/16/2005 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/16/2005)

Bringing America Home Act - Declares that it is a national goal to fulfill the basic human need of shelter by ending homelessness in the United States.

Establishes in the Treasury the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

Sets forth provisions with respect to: (1) incremental rental assistance; (2) housing program funding; (3) rural housing and economic development; and (4) veterans homeless comprehensive services programs.

Federal Homelessness to Housing Mutual Mortgage Association Act - Establishes the Federal Hopelessness to Housing Mutual Mortgage Association (Hollie Mae) which may develop mutual housing (generally, a nonprofit cooperative ownership housing association) that is affordable for low-income individuals and families.

Provides for: (1) use of federal property to assist the homeless; (2) preservation of HOPE VI public housing units; and (3) establishment of an Emergency Rent Relief Fund.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish a temporary ex-offender low-income housing credit.

Revises assistance provisions under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, including establishing a continuum of care program.

Expresses the sense of Congress respecting the need to expand Medicaid and keep it affordable to beneficiaries.

Authorizes appropriations, and sets forth program provisions, for mental health, substance abuse, and homelessness programs.