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Titles (10)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Balancing Act of 2007
Family and Workplace Balancing Act of 2007

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Afterschool Education Enhancement Act
  • Child Care Construction and Renovation Incentive Grants Act
  • Family Income to Respond to Significant Transitions Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act of 2007
  • Healthy Early Education Workforce Grant Program Act
  • United States Business Telework Act
  • Universal Prekindergarten Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To improve the lives of working families by providing family and medical need assistance, child care assistance, in-school and afterschool assistance, family care assistance, and encouraging the establishment of family-friendly workplaces.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/17/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

Date
07/17/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
07/17/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
07/17/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
06/20/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/17/2007Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2007Referred to House Financial Services
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2007Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2007Referred to House Administration
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2007Referred to House Education and Labor
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2007Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, and Armed Services, 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
05/17/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (71)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 05/17/2007
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 05/17/2007
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-11]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 05/17/2007
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 05/17/2007
Rep. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI-2] 06/11/2007
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 06/11/2007
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 06/18/2007
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 06/18/2007
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] 06/18/2007
Rep. Hare, Phil [D-IL-17] 06/28/2007
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 07/11/2007
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 10/17/2007
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 10/18/2007
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 10/31/2007
Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13] 02/13/2008
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 03/31/2008
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 05/05/2008
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 06/17/2008
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 07/23/2008
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 09/29/2008

Committees (5)

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 Education and Labor05/17/2007 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education07/17/2007 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities07/17/2007 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections07/17/2007 Referred to
House Administration05/17/2007 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform05/17/2007 Referred to
House Financial Services05/17/2007 Referred to
House Armed Services05/17/2007 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel06/20/2007 Referred to

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Subjects (139)


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Introduced in House (05/17/2007)

Family and Workplace Balancing Act of 2007, or Balancing Act of 2007 - Family Income to Respond to Significant Transitions Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to make five-year grants to a state or local government to pay for the federal share of projects that assist families by providing wage replacement for eligible individuals responding to family caregiving needs, especially those related to the birth or adoption of a child.

Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act of 2007 - Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) and federal civil service law to allow employees covered by FMLA and civil servants to take specified additional leave for: (1) parental involvement in their children's or grandchildren's educational and extracurricular activities; and (2) routine family medical care needs.

Amends FMLA to revise criteria for covered employees.

Amends the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to authorize additional funds for expanding child care activities for young children under age three.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Secretary of Education, to make grants to enable states, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations to establish or expand quality programs of early childhood home visitation.

Establishes: (1) the Child Care Provider Development and Retention Grant Program; and (2) the Child Care Provider Scholarship Program.

Healthy Early Education Workforce Grant Program Act - Authorizes the HHS Secretary to allot funds to eligible states, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations to pay the federal share of providing access to affordable health benefits coverage for: (1) eligible child care providers; and (2) at state option, the spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of such providers.

Child Care Construction and Renovation Incentive Grants Act - Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to provide for use of community development block grants to establish child care facilities. Amends the National Housing Act to provide for related mortgage insurance. Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make technical and financial assistance grants for acquiring or improving such facilities or related equipment.

Directs the Secretary of HHS to establish a business child care incentive grant program.

Universal Prekindergarten Act - Directs the HHS Secretary to make grants to state agencies to develop full-day, full-year universal prekindergarten programs for all children three, four, and five years old.

Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a universal free school breakfast program without regard to family incomes.

Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program of healthy school nutrition environment incentive grants.

Afterschool Education Enhancement Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require state educational agencies to give priority to 21st century community learning centers program grant applications submitted jointly by eligible entities consisting of at least: (1) one local educational agency receiving funds under ESEA provisions for disadvantaged students; and (2) at least one community-based organization or other public or private entity.

Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for treatment of employees working at less than full-time under participation, vesting, and accrual rules governing pension plans and under group health plans, including certain individuals whose services are leased or contracted for.

United States Business Telework Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to conduct a pilot program in up to five states to raise awareness about telework among employers and to encourage them to offer telework options to employees.