S. 382 (110th): Keeping Families Together Act


Jan 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Susan Collins

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2007
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a State family support grant program to end the practice of parents giving legal custody of their seriously emotionally disturbed children to State agencies for the purpose of obtaining mental health services for those children.

Summary (CRS)

1/24/2007--Introduced.Keeping Families Together Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 24, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 382”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (17D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


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

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