S. 961 (112th): Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act of 2011


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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.


May 12, 2011

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.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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