H.R. 2590 Cosponsors

On April 15, 2021, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) introduced H.R. 2590, the "Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act," or the Palestinian Children and Families Act. 

H.R. 2590 seeks to promote justice, equality and human rights for Palestinian children and families by prohibiting Israeli authorities from using U.S. taxpayer funds to detain and torture Palestinian children, demolish and seize Palestinian homes, and further annex Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.

Cosponsors of H.R. 2590



Date Introduced

  Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN-4]




Date Cosponsored

  Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN-7] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Bobby L. Rush [D-IL-1] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI-13] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI-2] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN-5] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Jesus G. "Chuy" Garcia [D-IL-4] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Danny K. Davis [D-IL-7] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY-14] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA-7] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Raul M. Grijalva [D-AZ-3] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO-1] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL-3] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY-16] 04/15/2021
  Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA-7] 04/16/2021
  Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson [D-TX-30] 04/16/2021
  Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR-3] 04/26/2021
  Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC-At Large] 04/28/2021
  Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA-3] 04/30/2021
  Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA-2] 05/12/2021
  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ-12] 05/17/2021
  Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT-At Large] 05/20/2021
  Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA-27] 05/25/2021
  Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. [D-NJ-10] 05/28/2021
  Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester [D-DE-At Large] 06/04/2021
  Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA-11] 06/11/2021
  Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA-14] 06/14/2021
  Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA-9] 07/22/2021
  Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr. [D-VA-8] 07/29/2021
  Rep. Stephen F. Lynch [D-MA-8] 09/17/2021
  Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY-20] 01/10/2022


Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) is a local, independent Palestinian human rights organization committed to securing a just and viable future for Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.