Bill Tracker

Our Bill Tracker enables you to browse key legislation aimed at improving the lives of America's children. To search for a particular House or Senate Bill, enter the bill number, title, or description.

House FY 2012 Budget (HCRES.34)

This bill contains the proposed budget for fiscal year 2012, outlines budget levels and adjustments for fiscal years 2013 to 2021, and within the bill proposes the following measures: overhauling the current Medicare program, authorizing significant cuts to federal Medicaid spending and requiring states to switch to a block-grant program, and reviews the issue of Social Security...

Parental rights amendment; Anti-CRC (H.J. Res. 3) (HJRES.3)

Introduces an amendment to the United States Constitution regarding parental rights and determines that it is a right for parents to have the liberty to determine how they will raise and educate their children...

Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 (HR.140)

This bill amends section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to make specific determinations regarding an individual’s U...

A bill to amend part A of LAW Act of 2011 (HR.283)

To adjust the Fair Labor Standards Act in order to increase the minimum federal wage, based on a calculation that accounts for an individual able to earn a yearly income that is 15% higher than the Federal poverty threshold for a two-person family, as released annually by the Census Bureau...

Child Tax Credit Preservation Act of 2011 (HR.508)

This bill would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a permanent child tax credit, and beginning in 2011, accounts for annual adjustments in inflation that affect child tax credit amounts...

Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2011 (HR.616)

To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, so that four of twelve administrative weeks provided for parental leave are allocated as paid parental leave for federal employees...

Setting title IV of the Social Security Act (HR.628)

A bill to amend part A of title IV (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families-TANF) of the Social Security Act to briefly restore the FY2011-FY2018 Emergency Contingency Fund, in order to account for an increase in TANF caseloads and for amplified costs for non-recurrent short term benefits...

Extended Tax Relief for All Act of 2011 (HR.772)

This would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to claim any credit lost in 2011 when the employee payroll tax cut took the place of the Making Work Pay Credit...

Graduation Promise Act (HR.778)

Aimed to increase high school graduation rates and target struggling students and dropouts through grants given to states to improve high schools, focus on state standards, create effective school models and develop school performance indicators and improvement benchmarks...

Fast Track to College Act of 2011 (HR.925)

Allows the Secretary of Education to create six-year grants to support early college high schools that have partnered with institutions of higher education or other dual enrollment programs that give students the opportunity to earn credits toward their high school diploma while also earning post secondary credits...

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