H.R. 6893 (110th): Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008

Introduced:

Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 7, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-351

Sponsor:

Jim McDermott
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to connect and support relative caregivers, improve outcomes for children in foster care, provide for tribal foster care and adoption access, improve incentives for adoption, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6893” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Sep 15, 2008
Passed House
Sep 17, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Sep 22, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
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Votes

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