Federal - HR 4351

A bill to require certain grantees under title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to submit a plan to track discriminatory land use policies, and for other purposes.

Introduced

September 17, 2019

Description

A bill to require certain grantees under title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to submit a plan to track discriminatory land use policies, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 13

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  • March 3, 2020 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Congressional Record p. S1295

  • March 2, 2020 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H1432

  • March 2, 2020 — San Nicolas, D-Guam, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H1430-H1432

  • March 2, 2020 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Taylor, V. (R-Texas)
  • Feb. 28, 2020 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Financial Services Committee.

    Feb. 28, 2020 — Committee Vote: Housing Production Policies — Sense of Congress
      Rose, R-Tenn. —

    Amendment to the Heck, D-Wash., substitute amendment that would add language to express the sense of Congress that the Trump administration and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson should be commended for their work to remove regulatory barriers to affordable housing.

    Amendment to the Heck, D-Wash., substitute amendment that would add language to express the sense of Congress that the Trump administration and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson should be commended for their work to remove regulatory barriers to affordable housing.

    Rejected 25-33.

    Feb. 28, 2020 — Committee Vote: Housing Production Policies — Substitute Amendment
      Heck, D-Wash. —

    Substitute amendment that would make technical changes.

    Substitute amendment that would make technical changes.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    Feb. 28, 2020 — Committee Vote: Housing Production Policies — Vote to Report

    Require localities seeking Community Development Block Grants to first submit plans explaining how they would try to implement pro-growth land-use policies, such as upzoning residential areas, reducing parking minimums, and allowing prefabricated construction. It would specify that the bill's provisions would take effect one year after its enactment and would apply to those who received CBDG funding before, on and after such date.

    Require localities seeking Community Development Block Grants to first submit plans explaining how they would try to implement pro-growth land-use policies, such as upzoning residential areas, reducing parking minimums, and allowing prefabricated construction. It would specify that the bill's provisions would take effect one year after its enactment and would apply to those who received CBDG funding before, on and after such date.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) by voice vote.
  • Feb. 27, 2020 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Financial Services Committee.

  • Jan. 29, 2020 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Torres, (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 27, 2020 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Harder, (D-Calif.)
  • Nov. 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Case, (D-Hawaii)
  • Nov. 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)
  • Sept. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wagner, (R-Mo.)
  • Sept. 17, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 5

    Clay, (D-Mo.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Foxx, (R-N.C.)Hollingsworth, (R-Ind.)
  • Sept. 17, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Financial Services.Congressional Record p. H7753