H.R. 3443 (106th): Foster Care Independence Act of 1999


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.


Pub.L. 106-169


Nancy Johnson

Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1999
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Improved Independent Living Program Subtitle A: Improved Independent Living Program Subtitle B: Related Foster Care Provision Subtitle C: Medicaid Amendments Subtitle D: Adoption Incentive Payments ... Read more >


Nov 18, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 1999
Passed House

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
Passed Senate

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3443”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 1802 (Related)
Foster Care Independence Act of 1999

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Nov 19, 1999

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