A bill to establish kinship navigator programs, to establish kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 10, 2005
Length: 33 pages
May 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 21, 2004
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2706 (108th).
May 10, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 16, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 661 (110th).
S. 985 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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