skip to main content

H.R. 5456 (114th): Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Vern Buchanan

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2016
Length: 102 pages

History

Jun 13, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 15, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 21, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 21, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 5456 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 5456 — 114th Congress: Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. September 22, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5456>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.