CPC Endorsed Bills
Below is a list of of legislation that the Congressional Progressive Caucus has officially endorsed.
- 8/3/2016 This legislation would require that, as a condition of receipt of full federal Byrne-JAG funding: Enrollees at law enforcement academies receive sensitivity training on ethnic and racial bias, cultural diversity, and police interaction with the disabled, mentally ill, and new immigrants.
- 8/3/2016 This legislation would restore Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)'s purpose as a protective shield for religious minorities and free exercise.
- 8/3/2016 This legislation would encourage states to maintain or lower college tuition costs by creating a state-federal partnership program for states that agree to end tuition increases at their public colleges and universities.
- 8/3/2016 This legislation would eliminate the payment of money as a condition of pretrial release on the state and federal levels.
- 4/14/2016 A resolution condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
- 4/14/2016 To create an equitable and excellent education system in the United States so that every child, regardless of race, ethnicity, social class, or State of residence, can receive a high-quality, academically rigorous education in a local public school.
- 3/2/2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives concerning recognition of health care as a human right.
- 2/3/2015 Establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primary care and prevention, dietary and nutritional therapies, prescription drugs, emergency care, long-term care, mental health services, dental services, and vision care.
- 8/13/2015 Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act Revises the Department of Defense's (DOD's) authority to transfer excess personal property to federal and state law enforcement agencies. Removes DOD's authority to transfer property for counter-drug activities.
- 11/12/2015 Requires the federal government: (1) to ensure coverage for abortion care in public health insurance programs including Medicaid, Medicare, and the Children's Health Insurance Program; (2) as an employer or health plan sponsor, to ensure coverage for abortion care for participants and beneficiaries; and (3) as a provider of health services, to ensure that abortion care is made available to individuals who are eligible to receive services in its own facilities or in facilities with which it contracts to provide medical care.