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S. 2224 - Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015

Social welfare. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish in the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services the Federal Interagency Working Group on Reducing Child Poverty to develop a national strategy to eliminate child poverty in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015

S. 2224 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to establish in the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services the Federal Interagency Working Group on Reducing Child Poverty to develop a national strategy to eliminate child poverty in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish in the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services the Federal Interagency Working Group on Reducing Child Poverty to develop a national strategy to eliminate child poverty in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015
  • Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Social welfare
  • Advisory bodies
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Employment and training programs
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government information and archives
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Policy sciences
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • State and local government operations
  • Unemployment
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Major Actions
Introduced10/29/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/29/2015
10/29/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
10/29/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

59 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015

59 organizations supported this bill

9to5
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Alliance for a Just Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
American Academy of Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
american association of public health dentistry
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Association for Community Affiliated Plans
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Association of California School Administrators
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
California Association of Food Banks
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
California School Boards Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
California School-Based Health Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Campaign for America's Future
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Center for Law and Social Policy
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Center for Rural Affairs
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Children's Advocacy Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Children's Health Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Children's HealthWatch
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Clinica Sierra Vista
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Docs for Tots
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Every Child Matters
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
family promise
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Family Voices of California
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
First 5 Santa Cruz County
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
First Focus Campaign for Children
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
First Star
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Foster Family-based Treatment Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
HEAR US
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Inland Congregations United for Change
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Institute for Science and Human Values
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Islamic Relief USA
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
national alliance to advance adolescent health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Association for Bilingual Education
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Association of School Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Center on Adoption and Permanency
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
national child abuse coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Crittenton Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Foster Parent Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Mentoring Partnership
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National Organization for Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
National WIC Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Oral Health America
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Proteus
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
RESULTS
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Salvation Army
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
School-Based Health Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
St. Joseph Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Treatment Communities of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
United Church of Christ, Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.
Western Center on Law and Poverty
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 30). Over 250 Groups Support the Child Poverty Reduction Act. Retrieved July 25, 2016, from First Focus Campaign for Children.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, 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
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$117,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$174,685$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,712,561$0
John BarrassoRWY$50,400$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,051,484$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$168,066$0
Roy BluntRMO$285,030$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$407,589$0
John BoozmanRAR$77,925$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,311,142$0
Richard BurrRNC$135,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$197,139$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$130,083$0
Ben CardinDMD$193,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$74,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$290,093$0
Bill CassidyRLA$174,244$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$9,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$90,750$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$130,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$146,772$0
Bob CorkerRTN$188,688$0
John CornynRTX$153,516$0
Tom CottonRAR$168,063$0
Mike CrapoRID$50,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$145,613$0
Steve DainesRMT$75,775$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$131,077$0
Dick DurbinDIL$234,642$0
Mike EnziRWY$50,350$0
Joni ErnstRIA$23,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$311,606$0
Deb FischerRNE$63,525$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$62,357$0
Al FrankenDMN$417,989$0
Cory GardnerRCO$85,833$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$937,590$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$80,586$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$69,310$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$168,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$266,002$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$319,965$0
Dean HellerRNV$53,150$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$591,795$0
John HoevenRND$30,873$0
Jim InhofeROK$35,553$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$122,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$140,057$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,062,405$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$91,632$0
Mark KirkRIL$106,045$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$390,094$0
James LankfordROK$181,711$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$147,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$36,958$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$98,825$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$458,198$0
John McCainRAZ$129,753$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,607,581$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$226,170$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$234,810$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$236,485$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$44,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$78,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$62,880$0
Chris MurphyDCT$472,356$0
Patty MurrayDWA$919,904$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$308,403$0
Rand PaulRKY$73,823$0
David PerdueRGA$84,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$748,493$0
Rob PortmanROH$161,410$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$83,925$0
Harry ReidDNV$67,228$0
Jim RischRID$16,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$112,282$0
Mike RoundsRSD$100,950$0
Marco RubioRFL$149,963$0
Bernie SandersIVT$394,255$0
Ben SasseRNE$74,353$0
Brian SchatzDHI$240,056$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$375,746$0
Tim ScottRSC$166,177$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$30,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,120,118$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$709,444$0
Dan SullivanRAK$57,295$0
Jon TesterDMT$510,393$0
John ThuneRSD$93,842$0
Thom TillisRNC$121,801$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$219,442$0
Tom UdallDNM$224,923$0
David VitterRLA$18,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$214,801$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,996,880$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$132,300$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$33,150$0
Ron WydenDOR$355,486$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$117,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$174,685$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,712,561$0
John BarrassoRWY$50,400$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,051,484$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$168,066$0
Roy BluntRMO$285,030$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$407,589$0
John BoozmanRAR$77,925$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,311,142$0
Richard BurrRNC$135,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$197,139$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$130,083$0
Ben CardinDMD$193,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$74,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$290,093$0
Bill CassidyRLA$174,244$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$9,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$90,750$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$130,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$146,772$0
Bob CorkerRTN$188,688$0
John CornynRTX$153,516$0
Tom CottonRAR$168,063$0
Mike CrapoRID$50,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$145,613$0
Steve DainesRMT$75,775$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$131,077$0
Dick DurbinDIL$234,642$0
Mike EnziRWY$50,350$0
Joni ErnstRIA$23,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$311,606$0
Deb FischerRNE$63,525$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$62,357$0
Al FrankenDMN$417,989$0
Cory GardnerRCO$85,833$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$937,590$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$80,586$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$69,310$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$168,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$266,002$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$319,965$0
Dean HellerRNV$53,150$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$591,795$0
John HoevenRND$30,873$0
Jim InhofeROK$35,553$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$122,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$140,057$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,062,405$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$91,632$0
Mark KirkRIL$106,045$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$390,094$0
James LankfordROK$181,711$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$147,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$36,958$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$98,825$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$458,198$0
John McCainRAZ$129,753$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,607,581$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$226,170$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$234,810$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$236,485$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$44,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$78,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$62,880$0
Chris MurphyDCT$472,356$0
Patty MurrayDWA$919,904$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$308,403$0
Rand PaulRKY$73,823$0
David PerdueRGA$84,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$748,493$0
Rob PortmanROH$161,410$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$83,925$0
Harry ReidDNV$67,228$0
Jim RischRID$16,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$112,282$0
Mike RoundsRSD$100,950$0
Marco RubioRFL$149,963$0
Bernie SandersIVT$394,255$0
Ben SasseRNE$74,353$0
Brian SchatzDHI$240,056$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$375,746$0
Tim ScottRSC$166,177$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$30,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,120,118$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$709,444$0
Dan SullivanRAK$57,295$0
Jon TesterDMT$510,393$0
John ThuneRSD$93,842$0
Thom TillisRNC$121,801$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$219,442$0
Tom UdallDNM$224,923$0
David VitterRLA$18,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$214,801$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,996,880$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$132,300$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$33,150$0
Ron WydenDOR$355,486$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Dentists$2,892,025
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Health care institutions$1,193,346
Nurses$1,040,021
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
Teachers unions$910,780
Education$842,191
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Mental Health Services$423,990
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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