House Simple Resolution 552
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with disabilities.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jul 26, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 26, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 27, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
552
Congress
117
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Maryland
Alaska
Rhode Island
House Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution addresses issues related to individuals with disabilities.

Specifically, the resolution

  • recognizes the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and encourages all Americans to celebrate the advancement of inclusion and equality of opportunity made possible by its enactment;
  • pledges to continue to work on a bipartisan basis to identify and address the remaining barriers that undermine the national goals of equality of opportunity, independent living, economic self-sufficiency, and full participation for individuals with disabilities;
  • pledges to work with states to improve access to home- and community-based services for individuals with disabilities;
  • calls on the Department of Labor to develop policies and practices and provide technical assistance to enable individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency; and
  • calls on the Department of Health and Human Services to provide information, resources, and technical assistance regarding such services that enable individuals with disabilities to live independently.
Text (1)
July 26, 2021
Actions (6)
07/27/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
07/27/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
07/27/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
07/27/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
07/26/2021
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
07/26/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 27, 2021 7:14:22 AM
Record Updated
Sep 3, 2021 7:45:17 PM