H.R. 4806 (111th): Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Introduced:

Mar 10, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Fortney “Pete” Stark

Representative for California's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2010
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 10, 2010
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (40D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1681 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2011

H.R. 3827 (Related)
Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 2009

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