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Melissa Cannon
Senior Advocate
Oakland Office
209.200.8446
melissa@cfpa.net

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Federal Policies We Are Tracking in 2020

Last updated: 7.2.2020

Administrative Policies We Are Tracking
Title Programmatic Area CFPA Comments Status
COVID-19 Waivers CalFresh, Child Nutrition Varied Varied
Public Charge CalFresh Oppose Final Rule.
Proposal to Limit Food Assistance for Adults Without Children CalFresh Oppose Final Rule.
Categorical Eligibility CalFresh, child nutrition Oppose Proposed Rule
Standard Utility Allowance CalFresh Oppose Proposed Rule
Proposal to Roll Back Nutrition Standards Child nutrition Oppose Proposed Rule
Proposal on Requirements for the Summer Food Service Program child nutrition Varied Proposed Rule
Proposal to Shrink the Poverty Threshold CalFresh, Child Nutrition Oppose Proposed rule
Proposal to Restrict Housing Assistance Housing Oppose Proposed Rule
Proposal to Restrict Access to SSI CalFresh, SSI Oppose Proposed Rule
Employment and Training Proposed Rule CalFresh Support Proposed Rule
House Bills We Are Tracking
Bill Author Title Programmatic Area
H.R. 1368 Alma Adams (NC) Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2019 CalFresh
H.R. 2809 Barbara Lee (CA) Improving Access to Nutrition Act CalFresh
H.R. 2818 Don Young (AK) Summer Meals Act of 2019 Child nutrition
H.R. 3117 Alma Adams (NC) CARE for Families Act Child nutrition
H.R. 3157 Daniel Kildee (MI) Working Families Tax Relief Act Tax credits
H.R. 3222 Judy Chu (CA) No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act Immigration
H.R. 3378 Susan Davis (CA) Stop Child Summer Hunger Act Child nutrition
H.R. 4297 Jimmy Gomez (CA) Enhance Access To SNAP Act (EATS Act) of 2019 CalFresh
H.R. 4684 Ilhan Omar (MN) Universal School Meals Program Act Child nutrition
H.R. 4701 Pramila Jayapal (WA) HEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2019 Health Care
H.R. 5308 Tim Ryan (OH) Expanding Access to School Meals Act of 2019 Child nutrition
H.R. 5848 T.J. Cox (CA) ASSET Act CalFresh
H.R. 6800 Nita Lowey (NY) HEROES Act CalFresh, Child Nutrition, Health Care, Immigration, Tax Credits
Senate Bills We Are Tracking
Bill Author Title Programmatic Area
S. 1138 Sherrod Brown (OH) Working Families Tax Relief Act Tax credits
S. 1908 Don Young (AK) Summer Meals Act of 2019 Child nutrition
S. 1941 Patty Murray (WA) Stop Child Summer Hunger Act Child nutrition
S. 2358 Robert Casey (PA) Wise Investment in Children Act of 2019 Child nutrition
S. 2482 Mazie Hirono (HI) Protect American Values Act Immigration
S. 2501 Robert Casey (PA) Healthy Food for Young Children Act of 2019 Child nutrition
S. 2609 Bernard Sanders (VT) Universal School Meals Program Act Child nutrition
S. 2692 Robert Casey (PA) School Modernization and Efficient Access to Lunches for Students Act of 2019 Child nutrition
S. 2752 Robert Casey (PA) School Hunger Elimination Act of 2019 Child nutrition
S. 2760 Robert Casey (PA) Care for Kids Act Child nutrition
S. 3719 Kamala Harris (CA) Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2020 CalFresh