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Titles (7)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Jobs and Justice Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act
  • Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2018
  • Voter Empowerment Act of 2018
  • Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2018
  • Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To advance Black families in the 21st century.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/11/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (25)

Date
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans' Affairs, Homeland Security, Armed Services, Small Business, House Administration, and Agriculture, 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
05/11/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (44)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 05/11/2018
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 05/11/2018

Committees (15)

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 Judiciary05/11/2018 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform05/11/2018 Referred to
House Financial Services05/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure05/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation05/14/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation05/14/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management05/14/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit05/14/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials05/14/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment05/14/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means05/11/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce05/11/2018 Referred to
House Budget05/11/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce05/11/2018 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology05/11/2018 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs05/11/2018 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity05/11/2018 Referred to
House Homeland Security05/11/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services05/11/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel05/14/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness05/14/2018 Referred to
House Small Business05/11/2018 Referred to
House Administration05/11/2018 Referred to
House Agriculture05/11/2018 Referred to

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Subjects (96)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/11/2018)

Jobs and Justice Act of 2018

This bill addresses a wide variety of domestic policy matters and focuses on economically distressed communities, opportunities for minorities and the disadvantaged, and civil rights enforcement.

Included in the programs and requirements affected are those concerning:

  • diversity in contracting;
  • infrastructure development;
  • areas of persistent poverty;
  • job training for youth and older Americans;
  • education of girls and minorities in STEM fields;
  • the federal minimum wage;
  • military family benefits;
  • health care coverage and access;
  • small business investment;
  • commercial investment in underserved areas, including through tax benefits;
  • housing, including affordability and homelessness programs, landlord-tenant matters, public housing, foreclosure mitigation, and discrimination;
  • access to higher education, including through community college attendance;
  • science, technology, and information security education;
  • hate crimes;
  • law enforcement officer conduct;
  • law enforcement resources and administration;
  • juvenile justice;
  • sentencing procedures;
  • voting rights and administration;
  • prison administration; and
  • firearms sales and possession.