H.R.2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

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Bill Cosponsors

2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title IV (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of the Social Security Act to require the Administration for Children & Families (ACF) to make grants to states for demonstration projects that provide wage subsidies to enable low-income individuals to enter and retain employment. At least one of these demonstration projects shall fund programs that offer...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 29 statements associated with H.R.2842.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 26, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
June 23, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 23, 2017

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 377 - 34 (Roll no. 322).

June 23, 2017
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5117-5118)
June 23, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
June 23, 2017
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2842.
June 23, 2017
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
June 23, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5123-5125)
June 23, 2017
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2842 as unfinished business.
June 23, 2017
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
June 23, 2017
Mr. Smith (NE) moved that the committee rise.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kilmer amendment No. 7.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Khanna amendment No. 6.
June 23, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Davidson amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Davis (IL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davidson amendment No. 5.
June 23, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Krishnamoorthi amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (NE) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Krishnamoorthi amendment No. 4.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment No. 3.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bost amendment No. 2.
June 23, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 396, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 1.
June 23, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2842.
June 23, 2017
The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Denham to act as Chairman of the Committee.
June 23, 2017
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 396 and Rule XVIII.
June 23, 2017
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2842 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-22. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Also, the resolution makes in order at any time on the legislative day of June 22, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motion that the House suspend the rules relating to the bill H.R. 2353.
June 23, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 396. (consideration: CR H5114-5125)
June 22, 2017
Rule H. Res. 396 passed House.
June 21, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 396 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2842 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-22. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Also, the resolution makes in order at any time on the legislative day of June 22, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motion that the House suspend the rules relating to the bill H.R. 2353.
June 20, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 126.
June 20, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-185.
June 15, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
June 15, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
June 8, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
June 8, 2017

Introduced in the House by Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.)

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