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Jul 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
Length: 16 pages
To authorize a program to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that carry out child-parent visitation programs for children with incarcerated parents.
7/15/2010--Introduced.Families Beyond Bars Act of 2010 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to qualified organizations to carry out, directly or through subgrants to other entities, child-parent visitation programs ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2464 (112th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5747”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5747 — 111th Congress: Families Beyond Bars Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5747
“H.R. 5747 — 111th Congress: Families Beyond Bars Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5747>
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