skip to main content

H.R. 5129: Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2022

Call or Write Congress

To amend the Community Services Block Grant Act to reauthorize and modernize the Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Suzanne Bonamici

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 16, 2022
Length: 83 pages
Aug 31, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on May 13, 2022

This bill passed in the House on May 13, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


126 Cosponsors (100 Democrats, 26 Republicans)

19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 5129 – Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2022 (May 5, 2022)

What legislators are saying

Bonamici, Thompson, McCollum, Stefanik, DeSaulnier, Comer Introduce Bipartisan Update to Anti-Poverty Grant Program
    — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] (Sponsor) on Sep 2, 2021

Rep. Payne, Jr. Votes to Modernize and Increase Funding for Community Services Block Grants
    — Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2022

the daily leader: friday, may 13, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 12, 2022

More statements at ProPublica Represent...


Aug 31, 2021

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 16, 2022
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 3, 2022
Text Published

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

May 6, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Education and Labor

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 13, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)

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

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5129 is 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. 5129. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 5129 — 117th Congress: Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2022.” 2021. July 2, 2022 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.