US HB3580 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 68-1)
Status: Introduced on May 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-05-28 - Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
Pending: House Financial Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Authorizes the Department of Justice to provide grants to state and local governments to make legal counsel available to eligible tenants undergoing eviction proceedings. An eligible tenant is an individual whose income is less than 125% of the federal poverty level. The bill also requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish a national database of evictions. The Government Accountability Office must report on the national status of legal representation of tenants in eviction proceedings, including the effects of access to representation on case outcomes.

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Title

Eviction Prevention Act of 2021

Sponsors

Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]
Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-05-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
2021-05-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
2021-05-28HouseIntroduced in House

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