H.R. 2571 (102nd): Family Preservation Act of 1991


Jun 6, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 6, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Downey

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To promote family preservation and the prevention of foster care with emphasis on families where abuse of alcohol or drugs is present, and to improve the quality and delivery of child welfare, foster care, and adoption services.

Summary (CRS)

6/6/1991--Introduced.Family Preservation Act of 1991 - TitleI - Child Welfare ServicesAmends part B (Child Welfare Services) of title IV of the Social Security Act to convert the Child Welfare program ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 6, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2571”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (39D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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