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H.R. 8015 (116th): Delivering for America Act

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Aug 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 22, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


222 Cosponsors (220 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 8015 – Delivering for America Act (Aug 21, 2020)

What legislators are saying

Safeguarding Our Elections, Economy, and Community
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 24, 2020

Napolitano Votes to Protect & Fund the United States Postal Service
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 24, 2020

Wilson on h.r. 8015
    — Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2] on Aug 24, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 8015 will add $25 billion in new spending through 2030.


Aug 11, 2020

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Aug 19, 2020
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Aug 22, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 8015 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8015. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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