To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to invest in funding prevention and family services to help keep children safe and supported at home, to ensure that children in foster care are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like, and appropriate settings, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2016
Length: 102 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 21, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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17 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Bass Issues Statement Applauding Introduction of "Family First Prevention Services Act"”
— Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37, 2013-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 16, 2016
“Udall, Heinrich Urge Passage of Foster Care Reforms to Help Growing Number of Children Affected by Opioid Abuse Epidemic”
— Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] on Dec 5, 2016
“Udall, Heinrich Urge Passage of Foster Care Reforms to Help Growing Number of Children Affected by Opioid Abuse Epidemic [press_release]”
— Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] on Dec 5, 2016
Jun 13, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 21, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
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Jun 21, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
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Jan 4, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 253 (115th).
H.R. 5456 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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