On May 8, the House Appropriations Committee held a markup of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS). The bill was favorably voted out of the Committee on a partisan vote of 30-23.
On May 8, the House Education and Labor Committee held a markup of H.R.2480, the “Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act” (CAPTA). The bill was unanimously approved out of Committee. The bill is intended to strengthen federal efforts to prevent and treat child abuse, with special considerations for the impact of the opioids epidemic.
On May 6, USED filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the court’s earlier decision that the Department illegally delayed the implementation of the significant disproportionality rule on the basis of the Administrative Procedures Act. The Department is appealing the decision, but no explanation was provided in the filing.
Budget and Appropriations:
House appropriators advance FY2020 Labor/HHS spending bill, still no Senate movement: The House Appropriations Committee held a markup […]