S. 1719 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a National Family Caregiving Strategy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on December 7, 2015 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on December 8, 2015.

Other Votes:

RAISE Family Caregivers Act

S. 1719 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a National Family Caregiving Strategy, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a National Family Caregiving Strategy, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • RAISE Family Caregivers Act
  • Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2015
  • RAISE Family Caregivers Act
  • Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2015
  • RAISE Family Caregivers Act
Sponsor
Susan M. Collins
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Advisory bodies
  • Aging
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Family services
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/08/2015
Referred to Committee
Senate12/08/2015
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/08/2015 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/08/2015
7/08/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
7/08/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar11/18/2015Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/01/2015Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar12/01/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 306.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/08/2015Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/09/2015Received in the House.
12/09/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/09/2015Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

50 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
RAISE Family Caregivers Act: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

50 organizations supported this bill

AARP
AARP (2015, July 16). AARP Applauds Introduction of RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Retrieved July 21, 2015, from AARP.
advance class
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Alzheimer's Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
America's Health Insurance Plans
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
American Association on Health and Disability
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Geriatrics Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Health Care Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Heart Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Network of Community Options and Resources
American Network of Community Options and Resources (2015, July 16). ANCOR Supports RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Retrieved July 21, 2015, from ANCOR.
American Society on Aging
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Stroke Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
Arc of the United States
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Autism Speaks
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Caregiver Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Caring Across Generations
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Easter Seals
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Genworth Financial
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Jewish Federations of North America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Justice in Aging
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Lakeshore Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
LeadingAge
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Medicare Rights Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Adult Day Services Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
National Association for Home Care & Hospice (2015, July 21). Senators Introduce Legislation to Develop National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. Retrieved July 21, 2015, from National Association for Home Care & Hospice.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Center for Assisted Living
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
national hispanic council on aging
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Partnership for Hospice Innovation
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 6). RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S. 1719/H.R. 3099). Retrieved September 14, 2016, from American Academy of Family Physicians.
national respite coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Oral Health America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
services and advocacy for glbt elders
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 29). Senate RAISE Family Caregivers Act Sign-on Letter. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$537,477$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,004,310$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,004,074$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$674,392$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,210,070$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,061,521$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$1,134,755$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,369,328$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$304,388$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,821,885$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$1,042,523$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$807,512$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$823,234$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$923,810$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$418,822$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$2,183,636$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$1,874,957$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$108,200$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$512,334$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$661,579$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,010,705$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$978,434$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,520,811$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$884,604$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$408,698$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,433,856$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$275,305$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$942,964$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$1,389,141$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$227,502$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$122,815$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$838,276$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$379,441$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$526,327$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$1,178,428$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$593,305$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,005,837$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,067,468$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$734,601$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,158,299$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$936,326$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$820,587$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$552,960$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,146,224$0Yes
John HoevenRND$122,916$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$211,000$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$835,710$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$678,842$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$3,156,917$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$389,165$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$743,661$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,051,416$0Yes
James LankfordROK$457,086$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$577,539$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$411,006$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$510,398$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,552,013$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$684,444$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,542,061$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,268,415$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,934,392$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$547,883$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$118,750$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$350,089$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$400,634$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$1,187,841$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,549,355$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,132,344$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$616,262$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$500,477$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$2,014,907$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$1,675,819$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$463,845$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$491,750$0Yes
Jim RischRID$91,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$557,186$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$288,864$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$962,902$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$128,670$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$418,773$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$1,017,788$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,375,081$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$1,161,060$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$120,303$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,661,120$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$303,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,576,384$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$368,668$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,573,742$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$548,675$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$768,039$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,781,788$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$766,748$0Yes
David VitterRLA$242,842$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,774,336$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,045,424$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$695,020$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$288,473$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$1,589,066$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$537,477$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,004,310$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,004,074$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$674,392$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,210,070$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,061,521$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$1,134,755$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,369,328$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$304,388$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,821,885$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$1,042,523$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$807,512$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$823,234$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$923,810$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$418,822$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$2,183,636$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$1,874,957$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$108,200$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$512,334$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$661,579$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,010,705$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$978,434$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,520,811$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$884,604$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$408,698$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,433,856$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$275,305$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$942,964$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$1,389,141$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$227,502$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$122,815$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$838,276$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$379,441$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$526,327$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$1,178,428$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$593,305$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,005,837$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,067,468$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$734,601$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,158,299$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$936,326$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$820,587$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$552,960$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,146,224$0Yes
John HoevenRND$122,916$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$211,000$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$835,710$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$678,842$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$3,156,917$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$389,165$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$743,661$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,051,416$0Yes
James LankfordROK$457,086$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$577,539$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$411,006$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$510,398$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,552,013$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$684,444$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,542,061$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,268,415$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,934,392$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$547,883$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$118,750$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$350,089$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$400,634$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$1,187,841$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,549,355$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,132,344$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$616,262$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$500,477$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$2,014,907$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$1,675,819$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$463,845$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$491,750$0Yes
Jim RischRID$91,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$557,186$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$288,864$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$962,902$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$128,670$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$418,773$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$1,017,788$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,375,081$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$1,161,060$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$120,303$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,661,120$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$303,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,576,384$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$368,668$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,573,742$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$548,675$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$768,039$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,781,788$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$766,748$0Yes
David VitterRLA$242,842$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,774,336$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,045,424$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$695,020$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$288,473$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$1,589,066$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Physicians$9,118,059
Women's issues$8,250,935
Accident & health insurance$4,285,129
Nursing homes$3,257,123
Health care services$2,276,678
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Home care services$1,140,927
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
Insurance$735,143
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Military$280,073
Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
Human Rights$45,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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