S. 2272 (106th): Strengthening Abuse and Neglect Courts Act of 2000


Mar 22, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-314


Michael “Mike” DeWine

Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2000
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the administrative efficiency and effectiveness of the Nation's abuse and neglect courts and for other purposes consistent with the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997.

Summary (CRS)

9/26/2000--Passed Senate amended.Strengthening Abuse and Neglect Courts Act of 2000 - Directs the Attorney General to award grants to State and local courts to:(1) enable such courts to develop and ... Read more >


Mar 22, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2000
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Oct 3, 2000
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 17, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2272”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (12D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2607 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 9, 1998

H.R. 5369 (Related)
Strengthening Abuse and Neglect Courts Act of 2000

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 2000

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