Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2824 – Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act

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September 25, 2017 10:08 AM

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Davis, Danny K. (IL), DeGette (CO)


SUBSTITUTE Advances a 5-year reauthorization of MIECHV that doubles the funding for this program and funds the increased investment via the elimination of stretch IRAs.

DelBene (WA)


Eliminates the bill’s matching requirement for tribal home visiting programs.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)


Requires HRSA, to the extent it continues to allocate Home Visiting funding to states and territories based in whole or in part on the relative share of families with young children living at or below the federal poverty line in each state and territory, to utilize the most accurate federal data available for each jurisdiction.

O'Halleran (AZ)


Strikes the provision in the bill that would add a match requirement for Indian Tribes.

Pascrell (NJ)


Strikes the provision in the bill that would add a state match requirement for MIECHV

Pascrell (NJ)


Maintains MIECHV's current focus of funding evidence-based home visiting programs that strengthen families to make kids healthier, safer, and more ready to learn when they start school by striking the provision in the bill that would add "increasing employment and earnings" to the program's measured outcomes.

Smith, Adrian (NE)


Allows states to take into account staffing, community resource, and other requirements when determining how to operate at least one home visiting model in communities in need of services.