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H.R. 3525: Home Visiting Works Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3525

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2017

(for himself, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Doggett, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Higgins of New York, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Neal, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Cárdenas, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Levin, Mrs. Dingell, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Engel, Ms. Sánchez, Ms. DelBene, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Rush, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kind, Ms. Matsui, and Ms. Clarke of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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

A BILL

To amend title V of the Social Security Act to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Home Visiting Works Act of 2017.

2.

Continuing evidence-based home visiting program

Section 511(j)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 711(j)(1)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (G), by striking and;

(2)

in subparagraph (H), by striking the period and inserting a semicolon; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(I)

for fiscal year 2018, $600,000,000;

(J)

for fiscal year 2019, $600,000,000;

(K)

for fiscal year 2020, $700,000,000;

(L)

for fiscal year 2021, $700,000,000; and

(M)

for fiscal year 2022, $800,000,000.

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3.

Reservation for Indian Tribes

Section 511(j)(2)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 711(j)(2)(A)) is amended by striking 3 percent and inserting 6 percent.

4.

Exemption from spending reduction

Section 255(h) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 255(h)) is amended by inserting after the item relating to Grants to States for Medicaid (75–0512–0–1–551). the following new item:

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (075–0321).

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