H.R. 3160: Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015

To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow States that provide foster care for children up to age 21 to serve former foster youths through age 23 under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.

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Jul 22, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jul 22, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 22, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Karen Bass

Representative for California's 37th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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Jul 22, 2015

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H.R. 3160 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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