H.R. 5876 (110th): Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008


Apr 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 22, 2008
Length: 32 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 6358 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 25, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

To require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/2008--Reported to House amended.Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 - Section3 - Directs the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families of the Department of Health ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 14, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5876”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 24, 2008 5:20 p.m.
Agreed to 422/0

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