Nov 18, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 1999
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 1999.
Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1999
Length: 38 pages
About the bill
To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency, and for other purposes.
The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 (Pub.L. 106–169, 113 Stat. 1882, enacted December 14, 1999) aims to assist youth aging out of foster care in the United States in obtaining and maintaining independent living skills. Youth aging out of foster care, or transitioning out of the formal foster care system, are one of the most vulnerable and ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3443 — 106th Congress: Foster Care Independence Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr3443
“H.R. 3443 — 106th Congress: Foster Care Independence Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. August 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr3443>
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