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H.R. 4843 (114th): Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act

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To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require certain monitoring and oversight, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lou Barletta

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 6 pages
Mar 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 524: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016. (compare text)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Barletta Reflects on Successes in 114th Congress
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 28, 2016

House Passes Walberg-Backed Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic, Protect Most Vulnerable
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2016

Higgins Recognizes House Action on Opioid Related Bills as Good First Step in Addressing the National Epidemic
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on May 12, 2016

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Mar 23, 2016

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Apr 28, 2016
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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May 11, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4843 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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