New Cosponsor — May 15, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer [D-NY]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
May 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: May 21, 2013
Length: 29 pages
A bill to establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy issues associated with recruitment, retention, research, and reinvestment in the profession of social work, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 997 — 113th Congress: Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work Reinvestment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s997
“S. 997 — 113th Congress: Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work Reinvestment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s997>
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