New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 51 pages
A bill to create the income security conditions and family supports needed to ensure permanency for the Nation's unaccompanied youth, and for other purposes.
5/12/2011--Introduced.Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act of 2011 - Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require State part ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2560 (110th).
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. 961”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 961 — 112th Congress: Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s961
“S. 961 — 112th Congress: Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s961>
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