US HB555 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 221-18)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-25 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Pending: House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Disability Integration Act of 2019 This bill prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to live in the community and lead an independent life. Specifically, these entities may not discriminate against such individuals in the provision of community-based services by such actions as imposing prohibited eligibility criteria, cost caps, or waiting lists or failing to provide a specific community-based service. Additionally, community-based services must be offered to individuals with such disabilities prior to institutionalization. Institutionalized individuals must be notified regularly of community-based alternatives. The bill requires the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue regulations requiring government entities and insurance providers to offer community-based long-term services to individuals with such disabilities who would otherwise qualify for institutional placement. Government entities must ensure sufficient availability of affordable, accessible, and integrated housing that is not a disability-specific residential setting or a setting where services are tied to tenancy. Regulations shall also (1) require government entities and insurance providers to perform self-evaluation on current services, policies, and practices and concerning compliance with requirements of this bill; and (2) require government entities to submit a transition plan. HHS must determine annually whether each government entity is complying with the transition plan and must increase funding for those in compliance. The bill allows civil actions by individuals subjected to, or about to be subjected to, a violation of its requirements.

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Title

Disability Integration Act of 2019

Sponsors

Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]
Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO]
Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]
Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]
Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]
Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]
Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]
Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]
Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]
Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]
Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. James Clyburn [D-SC]
Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]
Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Greg Gianforte [R-MT]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]
Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]
Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]
Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-25HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2019-01-25HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-01-15HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
2019-01-15HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
2019-01-15HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB117 (Same As) 2019-01-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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