S. 945 (100th): Abandoned Infants Assistance Act of 1988

Introduced:

Apr 8, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 1988.

Law:

Pub.L. 100-505

Sponsor:

Howard Metzenbaum

Senator from Ohio

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to local governments for demonstration projects to provide respite home and other assistance for infants abandoned in hospitals, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 945” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Apr 8, 1987
Reported by Committee
Jul 8, 1987
Passed Senate
Aug 5, 1987
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
Sep 13, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Oct 4, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 18, 1988

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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