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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Child Care Is Essential Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Child Care Is Essential Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
07/29/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 249 - 163 (Roll no. 171).
05/27/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (19)

Date Chamber All Actions
07/30/2020SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
07/29/2020-7:07pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/29/2020-7:07pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 249 - 163 (Roll no. 171). (text: CR H3897-3900)
07/29/2020-6:14pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3965-3966)
07/29/2020-6:03pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on passage, and by voice vote, the ayes prevailed. Ms. Foxx demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of H.R. 7027 until a time to be announced.
07/29/2020-6:02pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 195 - 212 (Roll no. 170).
07/29/2020-5:14pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3964-3965)
07/29/2020-12:38pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Rodgers (WA) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further consideration on the motion to recommit until a time to be announced.
07/29/2020-12:38pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
07/29/2020-12:28pmHouseFloor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodgers (WA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add new text to the bill that would require an assurance from eligible providers that they will provide professional development to new and returning employees on safety protocols.
07/29/2020-12:27pmHouseMrs. Rodgers (WA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H3907-3908)
07/29/2020-12:27pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
07/29/2020-11:20amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7027.
07/29/2020-11:18amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 6395, H.R. 7027, H.R. 7327 and H.R. 1957. Provides for the consideration of H.R. 6395, H.R. 7027, H.R. 7327, and the Senate Amendments to H.R. 1957. Rule also provides that H.Res. 967, as amended by H.Res. 1017, is further amended by inserting a new date.
07/29/2020-11:17amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1053. (consideration: CR H3897-3908)
07/20/2020-9:12amHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1053 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6395, H.R. 7027, H.R. 7327 and H.R. 1957. Provides for the consideration of H.R. 6395, H.R. 7027, H.R. 7327, and the Senate Amendments to H.R. 1957. Rule also provides that H.Res. 967, as amended by H.Res. 1017, is further amended by inserting a new date.
05/27/2020HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.
05/27/2020HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.
05/27/2020HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (148)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 05/27/2020
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 05/27/2020
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 05/27/2020
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 06/08/2020
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 06/08/2020
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 06/08/2020
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 06/08/2020
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 06/08/2020
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 06/08/2020
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 06/08/2020
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] 06/08/2020
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 06/08/2020
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 06/08/2020
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 06/08/2020
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 06/08/2020
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 06/08/2020
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 06/08/2020
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 06/08/2020
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 06/08/2020
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 06/08/2020
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 06/08/2020
Rep. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large] 06/08/2020
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 06/08/2020
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 06/08/2020
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 06/08/2020
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 06/08/2020
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 06/08/2020
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 06/11/2020
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 06/11/2020
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 06/11/2020
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 06/11/2020
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 06/11/2020
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 06/11/2020
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 06/11/2020
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 06/11/2020
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 06/11/2020
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 06/11/2020
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 06/11/2020
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 06/15/2020
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 06/15/2020
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 06/15/2020
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 06/18/2020
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 06/18/2020
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 06/18/2020
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 06/25/2020
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 06/25/2020
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 06/25/2020
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 06/25/2020
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 06/26/2020
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 06/26/2020
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 06/26/2020
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 06/26/2020
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 06/30/2020
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 06/30/2020
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 06/30/2020
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 07/01/2020
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/01/2020
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 07/13/2020
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 07/13/2020
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 07/13/2020
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] 07/13/2020
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] 07/13/2020
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 07/13/2020
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 07/13/2020
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 07/13/2020
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32] 07/13/2020
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 07/13/2020
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 07/16/2020
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 07/16/2020
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] 07/16/2020
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 07/16/2020
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 07/16/2020
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 07/16/2020
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 07/16/2020
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 07/16/2020
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 07/16/2020
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 07/16/2020
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] 07/16/2020
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 07/16/2020
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 07/16/2020
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 07/20/2020
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 07/20/2020
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 07/20/2020
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 07/20/2020
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 07/20/2020
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 07/20/2020
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 07/20/2020
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 07/20/2020
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 07/20/2020
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 07/20/2020
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 07/20/2020
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 07/20/2020
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 07/20/2020
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 07/20/2020
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 07/20/2020
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 07/20/2020
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 07/20/2020
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 07/20/2020
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 07/20/2020
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 07/21/2020
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] 07/21/2020
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] 07/23/2020
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 07/24/2020
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 07/27/2020
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 07/27/2020
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 07/27/2020
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 07/27/2020
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 07/27/2020
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] 07/27/2020
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7] 07/29/2020
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 07/29/2020
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 07/29/2020
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 07/29/2020
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/29/2020
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 07/29/2020
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 07/29/2020
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 07/29/2020

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Appropriations05/27/2020 Referred to
House Budget05/27/2020 Referred to
Senate Appropriations07/30/2020 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House (07/29/2020)

Child Care Is Essential Act

This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency.

The bill establishes the fund within the existing Department of Health and Human Services Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program, and the grants must be administered by the existing CCDBG lead agencies of states, tribes, or territories.

Child care providers that are currently open or temporarily closed due to COVID-19 are eligible to receive grant awards, which are based on the provider's operating costs before the COVID-19 public health emergency and adjusted to account for the increased costs of providing child care as a result of COVID-19.