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Short Title(s) as Introduced

American Family Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/06/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
03/06/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/06/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (187)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 03/06/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]* 03/06/2019
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 03/06/2019
Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 03/06/2019
Del. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Hill, Katie [D-CA-25]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]* 03/06/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 03/07/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 03/11/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] 03/13/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 03/21/2019
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 04/02/2019
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 05/07/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 05/07/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 05/30/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 06/19/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 07/05/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 10/22/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 09/16/2020
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 12/20/2020

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House Ways and Means03/06/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/06/2019)

American Family Act of 2019

This bill modifies the child tax credit to (1) make the credit fully refundable, (2) increase the amount of the credit and allow an additional credit for children who are under six years of age, (3) require the amount of the credit to be adjusted annually for inflation, and (4) require the Department of the Treasury to establish a program for making advance payments of the credit on a monthly basis.