H.R. 867 (105th): Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997

Introduced:

Feb 27, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Nov 19, 1997

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 19, 1997.

Law:

Pub.L. 105-89

Sponsor:

Dave Camp
Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1997
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote the adoption of children in foster care.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 327 (Caused-Action)
Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 13, 1997

H.Res. 134 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 30, 1997

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 867” means this is a House of Representatives 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
Feb 27, 1997
Reported by Committee
Apr 23, 1997
Passed House
Apr 30, 1997
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Passed Senate with Changes
Nov 8, 1997
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Nov 13, 1997
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 19, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (20R, 11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Apr 30, 1997 2:04 p.m.
Passed 416/5

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