US HB6552 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 69-0)
Status: Introduced on April 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-04-20 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Emergency Water is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of household income for drinking water and wastewater services. Further, any entity receiving financial assistance under this grant program must ensure that no home energy service or public water system service is or remains disconnected or interrupted during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency.

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Title

Emergency Water is a Human Right Act

Sponsors

Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]
Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]
Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]
Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-20HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2020-04-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
2020-04-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
2020-04-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
2020-04-17HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB6379 (Related) 2020-03-23 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, 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.

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