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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History

Feb 27, 1997
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 23, 1997
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 30, 1997
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 8, 1997
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 1997
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 1997
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 19, 1997
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

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

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

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

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

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