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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 33 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2008.
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 3038: Improved Adoption Incentives and Relative Guardianship Support Act of 2008
Ordered Reported on Sep 10, 2008. 32% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 4688: Tribal Foster Care and Adoption Access Act of 2007
Introduced on Dec 13, 2007. 37% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1956: Tribal Foster Care and Adoption Access Act of 2007
Introduced on Aug 2, 2007. 39% incorporated. (compare text)
Sep 15, 2008
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Sep 17, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
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Sep 22, 2008
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.
Oct 7, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 6893 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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