H.R. 1981 (113th): Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2013


May 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Miller

Representative for California's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 31 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2013--Introduced.Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2013 - Directs the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services to require ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1981”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (31D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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