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Titles (17)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Urban Progress Act of 2016

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Background Check Completion Act
  • Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2016
  • Community College to Career Fund Act
  • Community Investment and Empowerment Act
  • Fair Chance for Youth Act of 2016
  • Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2016
  • Hire For a Second Chance Act of 2016
  • Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals Act
  • Promote Startups Act of 2016
  • Rental Assistance Housing Preservation and Rehabilitation Act of 2016
  • Safe Streets and Representative Police Forces Act of 2015
  • Strengthening Gun Checks Act of 2016
  • Youth PROMISE Act
  • Youth Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act
  • Youth Summer Jobs and Public Service Act of 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To expand economic opportunities, improve community policing, and promote common-sense gun violence prevention in underserved communities, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/07/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date
08/30/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
07/20/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and Energy and Commerce, 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
07/07/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (44)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 07/07/2016
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 07/07/2016
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 07/07/2016
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 07/07/2016
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 07/14/2016
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 07/14/2016
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 07/14/2016
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 07/14/2016
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 07/14/2016
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 07/14/2016
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] 07/14/2016
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/14/2016
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 07/14/2016
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 07/14/2016
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 07/14/2016
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 07/21/2016
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 09/22/2016
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 09/22/2016
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 09/28/2016
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 11/14/2016

Committees (9)

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 Judiciary07/07/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations07/20/2016 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce07/07/2016 Referred to
House Financial Services07/07/2016 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/07/2016 Referred to
House Small Business07/07/2016 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform07/07/2016 Referred to
House Agriculture07/07/2016 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition08/30/2016 Referred to
House Rules07/07/2016 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/07/2016 Referred to

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Subjects (55)


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Introduced in House (07/07/2016)

Urban Progress Act of 2016

This bill provides support (e.g. grant programs or tax credits) for:

  • the Rental Assistance Demonstration program that improves public housing,
  • qualified ex-felons and employers who hire them,
  • economically disadvantaged communities,
  • a training program for workers,
  • a program for providing eligible youth with summer employment opportunities,
  • a plan to reduce the number of children living in poverty,
  • benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for children who attend summer school,
  • families that have children and are under 150% of the poverty line,
  • a process to expunge and seal certain youth criminal records,
  • an effort in preventing juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity, and
  • a program for increasing the racial diversity of law enforcement agencies.

The bill also addresses gun violence, including by: (1) making trafficking in firearms a crime, (2) establishing firearm prohibitions for certain high-risk individuals, (3) establishing background check requirements, and (4) requiring gun owners to report a lost or stolen firearm to Department of Justice and local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery.