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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

13-H1318 on Mar 21, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Youth PROMISE Act
Source: H.R.1318
Congressional Summary:Youth Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act or the Youth Promise Act:
  • Establish a PROMISE Advisory Panel to assess and develop standards and evidence-based practices to prevent juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity.
  • Collect data to assess the needs and existing resources for juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention.
  • Implement PROMISE plans, developed by local PROMISE Coordinating Councils (PCCs), for coordinating and supporting the delivery of juvenile delinquency and gang prevention and intervention programs in local communities.
  • Establishes a National Research Center for Proven Juvenile Justice Practices to provide PCCs and the public with research and other information about evidence-based practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang prevention or intervention.
  • Awards grants to institutions of higher education to serve as regional research partners with PCCs that are located in the same geographic region as the educational institution.

Opponent's argument against bill: (Dissenting views on


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Question 9: Stricter punishment reduces crime Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs (Score: -1)
  • Headline 2: Apply evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs (Score: -1)

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 13-H1318

Karen Bass s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Joyce Beatty s1oOhio DemocratMar 21, 2013
Sanford Bishop s1oGeorgia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Suzanne Bonamici s1oOregon DemocratMar 21, 2013
Robert Brady s1oPennsylvania DemocratMar 21, 2013
Corrine Brown s1oFlorida DemocratMar 21, 2013
G.K. Butterfield s1oNorth Carolina DemocratMar 21, 2013
Tony Cardenas s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
John Carney s1oDelaware DemocratMar 21, 2013
Judy Chu s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Yvette Clarke s1oNew York DemocratMar 21, 2013
Emmanuel Cleaver s1oMissouri DemocratApr 9, 2013
Steve Cohen s1oTennessee DemocratMar 21, 2013
Gerry Connolly s1oVirginia DemocratMar 21, 2013
John Conyers s1oMichigan DemocratMar 21, 2013
Elijah Cummings s1oMaryland DemocratApr 9, 2013
Danny Davis s1oIllinois DemocratMar 21, 2013
Susan Davis s1oCalifornia DemocratJun 3, 2013
Diana DeGette s1oColorado DemocratApr 24, 2013
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut DemocratMar 21, 2013
Donna Edwards s1oMaryland Democrat (retiring 2016)Mar 21, 2013
Keith Ellison s1oMinnesota DemocratMar 21, 2013
Marcia Fudge s1oOhio DemocratMar 21, 2013
Al Green s1oTexas DemocratMar 21, 2013
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona DemocratMar 21, 2013
Janice Hahn s1oCalifornia Democrat (retiring 2016)Mar 21, 2013
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida DemocratMar 21, 2013
Brian Higgins s1oNew York DemocratJun 3, 2013
Ruben Hinojosa s1oTexas DemocratApr 26, 2013
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1oTexas DemocratMar 21, 2013
Hank Johnson s1oGeorgia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Joe Kennedy III s1oMassachusetts DemocratMar 21, 2013
Dan Kildee s1oMichigan DemocratMar 21, 2013
John Larson s1oConnecticut DemocratMar 21, 2013
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
John Lewis s1oGeorgia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Alan Lowenthal s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Ben Ray Lujan s1oNew Mexico DemocratJun 26, 2013
Steve Lynch s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Senate run 2013)Apr 9, 2013
Doris Matsui s1oCalifornia DemocratJun 11, 2013
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts DemocratMar 21, 2013
Gregory Meeks s1oNew York Dem./Working-FamiliesMar 21, 2013
Gwen Moore s1oWisconsin DemocratMar 21, 2013
James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat (retiring 2014)Mar 21, 2013
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-FamiliesMar 21, 2013
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 24, 2013
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1oDistrict of Columbia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Donald Payne Jr. s1oNew Jersey DemocratMar 21, 2013
Gary Peters s1oMI Democratic ChallengerMar 21, 2013
Jared Polis s1oColorado DemocratApr 26, 2013
Charles Rangel s1oNew York Dem./Lib. (retiring 2016)Mar 21, 2013
Cedric Richmond s1oLouisiana DemocratMar 21, 2013
Bobby Rush s1oIllinois DemocratMar 21, 2013
Adam Schiff s1oCalifornia DemocratMay 15, 2013
Bobby Scott s2pVirginia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Albio Sires s1oNew Jersey DemocratMar 21, 2013
Mike Thompson s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Niki Tsongas s1oMassachusetts DemocratMar 21, 2013
Juan Vargas s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Debbie Wasserman Schultz s1oFlorida DemocratMar 21, 2013
Maxine Waters s1oCalifornia DemocratMar 21, 2013
Mel Watt s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (appointed to FHFA)Mar 21, 2013
Frederica Wilson s1oFlorida DemocratMar 21, 2013
John Yarmuth s1oKentucky DemocratApr 11, 2013



Republicans participating in 13-H1318

Walter Beaman Jones s1oNorth Carolina RepublicanMar 21, 2013



Independents participating in 13-H1318

Madeleine Bordallo s1oGuam DelegateMar 21, 2013
Donna Christensen s1oVirgin Islands Governor candidate 2014Mar 21, 2013



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 64
Republicans: 1
Independents: 2


















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