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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/15/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
07/16/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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
07/15/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (93)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 07/15/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 07/15/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 07/19/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 07/19/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 07/19/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 07/19/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 07/19/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 07/19/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 07/19/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 07/24/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 07/24/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 07/24/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] 07/24/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 08/02/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] 08/16/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 08/16/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 08/16/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 08/30/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 08/30/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 08/30/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 08/30/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 08/30/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 08/30/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 09/10/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 09/16/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 09/16/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 09/16/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 09/27/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 09/27/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 10/04/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 10/11/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 10/15/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 10/15/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 10/15/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 10/15/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 10/15/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 10/18/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 10/18/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 10/23/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 10/23/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 10/23/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 11/05/2019
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 11/12/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 11/12/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 11/13/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 11/18/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27] 11/19/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 11/19/2019
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] 11/19/2019
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 11/20/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 12/04/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 12/04/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 12/06/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 12/06/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 01/07/2020
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 01/07/2020
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 01/09/2020
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 01/13/2020
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 01/13/2020
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 01/29/2020
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 01/29/2020
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 02/10/2020
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 03/09/2020
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 03/09/2020
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 09/01/2020
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 10/09/2020
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 10/23/2020
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 10/23/2020

Committees (6)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and Labor07/15/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/15/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health07/16/2019 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/15/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary07/15/2019 Referred to
Committee on House Administration07/15/2019 Referred to
House Oversight and Reform07/15/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/15/2019)

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act

This bill provides rights and protections for domestic workers, including pay and leave rights, and health and safety protections.

The bill, among other things

  • repeals the exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 for domestic live-in employees from certain minimum wage and maximum hour requirements;
  • requires written notices of termination and allow other communications for live-in domestic employees;
  • requires written agreements for domestic workers covering wages, sick leave, benefits, and other matters;
  • allows domestic workers to request and receive changes to work schedules due to personal events;
  • sets forth certain privacy rights for domestic workers;
  • expands coverage to domestic workers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against discrimination in employment; and
  • increases the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for certain Medicaid-funded medical services provided by domestic workers.

The Department of Labor shall (1) award grants for a domestic worker national hotline for reporting emergencies, training on hazards facing domestic workers, and workforce investment activities for domestic workers; and (2) establish a Domestic Worker Wage and Standards Board to investigate standards in the domestic workers industry.

Labor must provide domestic workers with a document that describes the rights and protections under the domestic workers bill of rights.

The Department of Health and Human Services must collect state Medicaid program data on the personal or home care aide workforce.