About the bill
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 disadvantaged populations. As youth age out of the foster care system at age 18, they are expected to become self-sufficient immediately, even though on average youth in the United States ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 2, 1999
Length: 38 pages
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.
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 18, 1999
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 18, 1999
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Nov 19, 1999
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.
Dec 14, 1999
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3443 (106th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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